The map of Russia with cities shows all big and medium towns of Russia. This map of cities of Russia will allow you to easily find the city where you want to travel in Russia in Europe. The Russia cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
For most westerners, Russia is associated with its European cities - Moscow and St. Petersburg as its mentioned in the map of Russia with cities. This is the heartland of Imperial Russia, and these great and ancient cities are the focus for most tourists. However there is much more to this country that stretches over a vast expanse of Europe and Asia. A country of epic proportions, Russia’s grand and elegant cities mirror this sense of size and scale in their layout and design. The best cities in Russia offer a perfect mix of old and new – modern shopping malls, trendy bars and restaurants are interspersed among Soviet-era architecture and ancient buildings that highlight Russia diverse past.
Russian cities stretch over the largest country in the world in terms of geographic territory. The cities of the Asian portion of Russia is sparsely populated, but there are still some major cities in this region like Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, and Omsk as you can see in the map of Russia with cities. Only 25% of Russians live in Asian Russia, while 75% of Russians live in European Russia.
In 2020, 101 million Russian residents lived in cities. That was approximately three quarters of the country population as its shown in the map of Russia with cities. The urbanization rate increased steadily over the 20th century, leading to a decline in rural population. Among the country regions, the Northwestern Federal District had the highest share of residents in urban areas, measured at nearly 85 percent. In the Central Federal District, the tendency was that more people moved to Moscow and cities in the Moscow Oblast.
The map of Russia with major cities shows all biggest and main towns of Russia. This map of major cities of Russia will allow you to easily find the big city where you want to travel in Russia in Europe. The Russia major cities map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Moscow by far contributes to the population statistics, boasting a population of over 10 million residents as of 2016. However, Moscow is not the only major city that is found in Russia as its mentioned in the map of Russia with major cities. There are 11 additional major cities that each have populations exceeding one million. Furthermore, there are over 200 cities with a population of over 100,000, while there are more than 1,200 that have populations exceeding 10,000 people. It is not difficult to see why Russia is one of the world most populous countries.
Moscow, which is the second-most populated city in Europe, is known for its rich culture and vibrant history. The population has exploded in the last 70 years. Today, about 12.7 million people live in Moscow, and the city population in 1950 was just 5.3 million. St. Petersburg, which is the former capital of Russia, has a population of about 5.4 million people as its mentioned in the map of Russia with major cities. It is the second-most populated city in Russia mainly because of its location on the Baltic Sea and its status as the former capital. Novosibirsk is the third-most populated city in Russia with a population of about 1.6 million people. It is the most populated city in Asian Russia and known for its manufacturing industry. Yekaterinburg is the fourth-most populated city in Russia with a population of about 1.5 million people just slightly East on the Asian side of the border between European and Asian Russia.
Kazan is the fifth-most populated city in Russia with a population of about 1.26 million people as you can see in the map of Russia with major cities. The city was founded by the Mongols in the late 13th century after they overthrew the Bulgar Kingdom that ruled, and it was the capital of an independent state until it was captured by Ivan IV the Terrible in 1552. Nizhny Novgorod is the sixth-most populated city in Russia with a population of about 1.25 million people. It sits at the intersection of the Oka and Volga rivers, 260 miles (420 km) from Moscow. Chelyabinsk is the seventh-largest city in Russia with a population of almost 1.2 million people. It is located in the Asian portion of the country on the geological edge of the Ural Mountains, near Russia border with Kazakhstan. Samara is the eighth-largest city in Russia with a population of about 1.16 million people. Omsk is the ninth-largest city in Russia with a population of about 1.15 million people.
The capital of Russia map shows the main city of Russia. This capital map of Russia will allow you to easily plan your travel in the capital of the country Russia in Europe. The capital of Russia map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Moscow (pron.: /ˈmɒskaʊ/ or /ˈmɒskoʊ/; Russian: Москва, tr. Moskva; IPA: [mɐˈskva] ( listen)) is the capital city and the most populous federal subject of Russia. By its territorial expansion on July 1, 2012 southwest into the Moscow Oblast, the capital increased its area 2.5 times; from about 1,000 square kilometers (390 sq mi) up to 2,511 square kilometers (970 sq mi) as its shown in the Capital of Russia map, and gained additional population of 233,000 people.
Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of European Russia as you can see in the Capital of Russia map. In the course of its history the city has served as the capital of a progression of states, from the medieval Grand Duchy of Moscow and the subsequent Tsardom of Russia to the Soviet Union. After the sacking of 1237–1238, when the Mongols burned the city to the ground and killed its inhabitants, Moscow recovered and became the capital of the independent Vladimir-Suzdal principality in 1327.
Moscow ceased to be Russia capital in 1712, after the founding of Saint Petersburg by Peter the Great near the Baltic coast in 1703. The Plague of 1771 was the last massive outbreak of plague in central Russia, claiming up to 100,000 lives in Moscow alone as its shown in the Capital of Russia map. Moscow became the capital of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and of the Soviet Union less than five years later. Moscow is Russia capital of Orthodox Christianity. Russia has two capitals: Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. Moscow has been the capital of Russia since the 15th century, except from 1712 to 1918, when the capital was transferred to St.