Kremlin

Trevor Maddaus

Location

Absolute: 55'E and 38'N

Relative: Center of Moscow, Eastern Russian, Northern Hemisphere

Place

  • Fortified complex that serves as the residence of the President of Russia.
  • Has been inhabited as early as the 11th century.
  • 20 towers in all and 6 buildings with 3 being cathedrals.

Human-Environment Interaction

  • Has been destroyed and rebuilt many times in its long history.
  • Overlooking the Moskva River.

Movement

  • Boats on the river
  • Walking tours
  • Close to the Domodedovo and sheremetyevo airports.
  • Bicycles

Region

  • Hot and damp summers and very cold winters with a lot of snow.
  • European Russia (Urban Area)
  • Government: Federation