THE ST.PETERSBURG ROUTE
 
Selected sites in Russia
Museum of Applied & Folk Arts Moscow
Ivanovo Cotton Museum
Vologda Museum
Arkhangelsk RegionalMuseum
   
Other important museums in Russia
 

NETWORK INFORMATION

Calendar of events

ETN members
FACTS ON RUSSIA

Country name: Russian Federation (Rossiyskaya Federatsiya)
Type: federation
Area: 17,075,200 sqkm / European: 5,571,000 sqkm
Regions: 21 autonomous republics, 10 autonomous okrugs, 6 krays, 2 federal cities, 1 autonomous oblast and 40 oblasts
Capital: Moscow
Participation: a.o. Commonwealth of Independant States (CIS), Council of Europe, OSCE, UN/UNESCO

Population: 144,526,278 (2003) / European: ~134 million
Language(s): Russian 82 %, other languages of the ethnic grougs
Ethnic groups (from 1% on): Russian 81.5 %, Tartar 3.8 %, Ukrainian 3 %, Chuvash 1.2 %, Bashkir / Byelorussian / Moldavian / other 10.5 %
Religions: Russian Orthodox and other Christians 82 %, Muslim / other 18 %

Currency: Russian ruble (RUR) = 100 kopeks
GDP / capita: US$ 9,300 (2002)
 

MORE INFORMATION

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia
Usefull information on Russia

http://www.gov.ru
Official Site of the government / in Russian only

http://www.russia-tourism.com
Tourist information

http://www.museum.ru
Excellent overview of museums of the Russian Federation

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