Russian Federation


Country profile:

Location: Northern Asia, Eastern Europe, Central Asia.
Borders: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, North Korea.
Capital: Moscow.
Area: 17,075,200 km2.
Population: 144,554,993.
Currency: Russian Ruble RUB.
Grand Duchy of Russia since: year 1283.

Travel articles about Russia

The Central Asia Rally - Adventure Race into History
Asia Driving

Central Asia Rally – 6500 km / 4000 mi road trip adventure

Central Asia Rally Have you ever heard about a banger rally? Those crazy car rallies that cross a few countries while driving old or funny decorated vehicles? Well, I’m going to give you my personal insight about one of those unique road trips – the Central Asia Rally. Back in 2012 I participated in such […]

Driving in Russia - Winter road trip Madness Edition

Driving in Russia – Winter road trip – Madness edition

Driving in Russia Russia is the biggest country in the world. It is approximately 75% bigger than the United States or Canada. And it is 186 times bigger than my home country, Portugal. It has about 143 million people and covers an enormous distance going from Europe, through Asia to the Pacific Ocean – to the other side of […]