Where is Russia?

Russia is located in the Eastern Europe region at latitude 61.52401 and longitude 105.318756 and is part of the European and Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 61° 31' 26.44'' N
  • 105° 19' 7.52'' E

You can see the location of Russia on the world map below:

Russia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Russia (RU) are:

  1. Azerbaijan (AZ)
  2. Belarus (BY)
  3. China (CN)
  4. Estonia (EE)
  5. Finland (FI)
  6. Georgia (GE)
  7. Kazakhstan (KZ)
  8. Korea (Democratic People's Republic of) (KP)
  9. Latvia (LV)
  10. Lithuania (LT)
  11. Mongolia (MN)
  12. Norway (NO)
  13. Poland (PL)
  14. Ukraine (UA)

Maritime Borders

Russia borders with Arctic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Black Sea, the Baltic Sea, and the Caspian Sea.

Pin showing Russia on a map

Russian Federation (the) Related Content

Russia Key Facts

CountryRussian Federation (the)
CoordinatesLatitude: 61.52401
Longitude: 105.318756
Country CodesAlpha 2: RU
Alpha 3: RUS
Country Flag Emoji🇷🇺
Int. Phone Prefix+7
Capital cityMoscow
Continent
Subcontinent
Europe/Asia
Eastern Europe
Country Area17,098,242 sq km
Population 2021143,446,060
World Rank: 9
Median Age38.8
Life expectancy69.4
Major languagesRussian
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 11
  • UTC+02:00 (Kaliningrad Time) — Kaliningrad Oblast
  • UTC+03:00 (Moscow Time) — Most of European Russia
  • UTC+04:00 (Samara Time) — Astrakhan Oblast, Samara Oblast, Saratov Oblast, Udmurtia, and Ulyanovsk Oblast
  • UTC+05:00 (Yekaterinburg Time) — Bashkortostan, Chelyabinsk Oblast, Khanty–Mansia, Kurgan Oblast, Orenburg Oblast, Perm Krai, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Tyumen Oblast, and Yamalia
  • UTC+06:00 (Omsk Time) — Omsk Oblast
  • UTC+07:00 (Krasnoyarsk Time) — Altai Krai, Altai Republic, Kemerovo Oblast, Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Novosibirsk Oblast, Tomsk Oblast, and Tuva
  • UTC+08:00 (Irkutsk Time) — Buryatia and Irkutsk Oblast
  • UTC+09:00 (Yakutsk Time) — Amur Oblast, western Sakha Republic, and Zabaykalsky Krai
  • UTC+10:00 (Vladivostok Time) — Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Khabarovsk Krai, Primorsky Krai, and central Sakha Republic
  • UTC+11:00 (Magadan Time) — Magadan Oblast, eastern Sakha, and Sakhalin Oblast
  • UTC+12:00 (Kamchatka Time) — Chukotka and Kamchatka Krai
Internet TLD.ru
Biggest AirportMoscow International Airport (Moscow)
Average temperature5.00 °C
41.00 °F
Administrative Divisions21 republics 9 administrative territories 46 administrative regions 2 autonomous cities 1 autonomous region 4 autonomous districts
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Russia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyRouble (RUB)
GDP in 2020$1488.3 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 11
GDP per capita in 2020$10,162
World Rank: 66
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Germany, United States, Italy, Belarus
Top 5 Export CountriesNetherlands, China, Germany, Italy, Turkey

Biggest Cities in Russia

Here are the largest cities in Russia based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Moscow 17,693,000
Saint Petersburg 5,384,342
Novosibirsk 1,602,915
Yekaterinburg 1,468,833
Nizhniy Novgorod 1,264,075
Kazan 1,243,500
Chelyabinsk 1,202,371
Omsk 1,178,391
Samara 1,169,719
Rostov 1,125,299

Map of Russia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Eastern Europe Region