Today the flag of Russia is a three - coloured banner.
A national emblem is the two-headed eagle , the most ancient symbol of Russia.
The population of Russia is 142 million people!!! More than 100 nationalities live in our country
The Russian Federation is the largest country in the world. It occupies about one - seventh of the earth’s surface. Russia covers the eastern part of Europe and the northern part of Asia. Its total area is about 17 million square kilometers . The country is washed by 12 seas of 3 oceans: the Pacific, the Arctic and the Atlantic. In the south Russia borders on China, Mongolia, Korea, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Azerbaijan. In the west it borders on Norway, Finland, the Baltic States, Belorussia, the Ukraine. It also has a sea-border with the USA
The Saratov’s Bridge !
There are 1030 towns and cities in Russia. Moscow is the capital and the biggest city with a population of about 9 million people. It’s the largest political, scientific, cultural and industrial centre. It’s one of the oldest Russian cities
The heart of Moscow is Red Square, the central and the most beautiful square in Moscow.
Here you can see the Cathedral of St. Bazil the Blessed , erected by architects Postnik and Barma to commemorate Russia’s conquest of the Kingdom of Kazan in 1552. It is a masterpiece of Russian architecture. Tourists can see the monument to Minin and Pozharsky in front of it. Here you can see the Cathedral of St. Bazil the Blessed , erected by architects Postnik and Barma to commemorate Russia’s conquest of the Kingdom of Kazan in 1552. It is a masterpiece of Russian architecture. Tourists can see the monument to Minin and Pozharsky in front of it.
Russia is a land of long rivers and deep lakes. There are over two million rivers in our country.
The Richness of Russian Fields
Russia is very rich in oil, coal, iron ore, natural gas, copper, nickel, and other mineral resources.
We have plains and forests in the central region, tundra and taiga in the north, highlands and desert in the east.
The animal world in the north includes the walrus, the seal, the polar bear and the polar fox. In the central zone there are a lot of wolves and foxes, hares and squirrels.
Russia is rich in beautiful lakes. The world’s deepest lake (1600 meters) is Lake Baikal. It is much smaller than the Baltic Sea, but there is much more water in it than in the Baltic Sea.
Rivers. Volga is Europe’s biggest river. It runs into the Caspian Sea which is in fact the largest lake in the world. The main Siberian rivers – the Ob, the Yenisei and the Lena – flow from south to north. The Amur in the Far East flows into the Pacific Ocean.
Nature! There is hardly a country in the world where such a variety of scenery and vegetation can be found.
Forests. Russia has one sixth of the world’s forests. They are concentrated in the European north of the country, in Siberia and in the Far East.
Over the fast territory of the country there are various types of climate, from arctic in the north to subtropical in the south. But the temperate zone with four seasons prevails. Winters are cold and windy with a lot of snow. In Siberia the temperature in winter falls to 50 degrees below zero. The coldest registered temperature was 70 degrees.
Cities of Russia
Saratov There are a lot of opportunities for our country to become one of the leading countries in the world. I’m sure that we , the younger generation, can do a lot to make Russia as strong and powerful as she used to be.