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  • Russia Overview

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    Astrakhan is located in southern European Russia and is on the left bank of the Volga River close to the area where it meets the Caspian Sea. Astrakhan today is one of the major cities in Russia and serves both as a river as well as sea port.

  • Azov (Russia) Overview

    In the 14th Century, from the town of al-Qiram Ibn Battuta crossed the delta to reach the southern end in the town of Azov. The journey from al-Qiram to Azov took about 23 days. The town of Azov is located on the banks of the Don River and is just…
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    The Volga River is the largest river in Europe and flows through central Russia and is also considered as the national river of Russia. Ibn Battuta during his stay in Eastern Europe travelled along the Volga River from the city of Astrakhan to reach the city of al-Saray the capital…
  • Moscow - The Cosmopolitan City

    A city with a cosmopolitan touch, Moscow the capital of Russia is a beautiful city. The city offers endless opportunities of enjoyment and sightseeing. Whether it is architecture, history, modernity or natural attractions, you can find a number of things to see and do in the city.

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Russia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE/COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Moscow

GEOGRAPHY

Russia is the world's largest country and promises diverse attractions for the visitors. Out of 17,075,200 km² of its country boundry 79,400 km2 is water and 16,995,800 km2 is land.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 143 Million. Muslims account for about 14% of the population.

CLIMATE

Russia is a huge country as it is  the world's largest country its Climate also changes based on the area or the region. North siberia has an arctic climate while the area closer to the black sea has a sub-tropical climate. North Russsia has a moderate continental climate. However the capital (Moscow)'s annual average temperature is close to 5.8°C (42 °F).

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Russian is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+4 hrs at Moscow.

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 6 PM

HOLIDAYS

New Years Day : January 1st
Bank Holidays(New Year) :2-10th January
Women Day : March 8th
Victory Day : May 9th
National Unity Day : November 4th

CURRENCY

Russian Ruble

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire: 112

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