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Russia

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Russian rouble
Country name: 
Russia
Capital: 
Moscow
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
August 24, 1991
Independent from: 
24 August 1991 from the Soviet Union; notable earlier dates: 1157 Principality of Vladimir-Suzdal created; 16 January 1547 Tsardom of Muscovy established; 22 October 1721 Russian Empire proclaimed; 30 December 1922 Soviet Union established
Total area: 
17,098,242
Land area: 
16,377,742
Water area: 
720,500
Population: 
142,500,482
Population note: 
142,500,482 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Russian
All languages: 
Russian (official), many minority languages
Time zone: 
(UTC+3 to +12)
Date format: 
dd.mm.yyyy
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+7
Domain: 
.ru.su.рф