Russia

Infographic on Russia

Geographic Information

  • Continent - Asia
  • Area (per SQ. mi) - 6.602 million square miles
  • Climate(s) - warm to hot dry summers and (very) cold winters
  • Arable Land/Agricultural Land % - 13.1%
  • Capital City - Moscow
  • 3 Largest Cities - Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk
  • Population - 143,500,000 million
  • 8.4 people per square kilometer
  • Growth Rate - 0.2% annual change
  • % Urbanized - 74% of total population
  • Life Expectancy with World Rate - 70.46 years
  • AIDS Rate with World Rate - 85%
  • Literacy Rate - 99.68%
  • Languages - Russian
  • Ethnical Pie Graph
  • Customs and Traditions - They still celebrate Pagan holidays, many people believe in numerous omens and legends. Christianity gave Russians such great holidays such as Easter and Christmas. Old traditions are passed on from generation to generation.
  • Food - Dressing herring and Kasha
  • Clothing - They wear similar things as Europeans where
  • Religion - Orthodox Christianity
  • Type of Government - Semi-presidential system
  • Freedom House Political Rights Score - N/A
  • 6.0, 1 being the best and 7 being the worst
  • Civil Rights Score - Not Free, Civil Liberties - 6, 1 being the best and 7 being the worst, Political Rights - 6, 1 being the best and 7 being the worst
  • Pree Freedom - Press Status, Press Freedom Score, 83, Legal Environment, 25, Political Environment, 34, Economic Environment, 24.
  • Corruption Perception Index with World Rank - 136/175
  • Domestic/Regional Conflicts - The Russian bear is getting older and weaker
  • GDP with World Rank - 3.471 trillion
  • Labor - Agriculture - 4.4% Industry - 35.8% Services - 59.7%
  • Unemployment - 5.4%
  • % Below Poverty Line - 11.2%
  • Happy Planet Index World Rank - N/A