By; Leslie Alvarez
4 Facts about Russia
The official name for Russia is the Russian Federation.
Russia shares borders with many countries, including China, Ukraine, North Korea and Norway.
In terms of land area, Russia is the largest country in the world.
Russians drive on the right-hand side of the road.
Map of Russia.
The flag of the Russian Federation is a tricolor flag consisting of three equal horizontal fields. The flag was first used as an ensign for Russian merchant ships and only became official in 1696.