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Russian Federation:

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officially the Russian Federation,
Rus. Rossiya, republic (2015 est. pop. 143,888,000), 6,591,100 sq mi (17,070,949 sq km). The largest country in the world by area, Russia is bounded by Norway and Finland in the northwest; by Estonia, Latvia, Belarus,
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Russian Federation

Official name: Russian Federation

Capital city: Moscow Internet country code: .ru

Flag description: Three equal horizontal bands of white (top), blue, and red

National anthem: lyrics from poem by Sergey Mikhalkov, music by Alexander Alexandrov

National symbol: Two-headed eagle

Geographical description: Northern Asia (the area west of the Urals is considered part of Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean

Total area: 6.5 million sq. mi. (17 million sq. km.)

Climate: Ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; sum­mers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast

Nationality: noun: Russian(s); adjective: Russian

Population: 141,377,752 (July 2007 CIA est.)

Ethnic groups: Russian 79.8%, Tatar 3.8%, Ukrainian 2%, Bashkir 1.2%, Chuvash 1.1%, other or unspecified 12.1%

Languages spoken: Russian, many minority languages

Religions: Russian Orthodox, Islam, Judaism, Roman Catholicism, Protestant, Buddhist

Legal Holidays:

Independence DayJun 12
International Women's DayMar 8
New Year's holidayJan 1
Protector of Motherland DayFeb 23
Russian Orthodox ChristmasJan 7
Spring and Labor DayMay 1
Unity DayNov 4
Victory DayMay 9
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