Geographically, Russia is considered part of Asia. From frozen tundras to densely populated cities, this nation is still struggling to find its identity after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Geography of Taganrog

Taganrog, Russia, a city on the Gulf of Taganrog, an inlet of the Sea of Azov. The city is a major center of industry, producing iron and steel, machinery, processed foods, and leather goods.

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  • Geography of Moscow

    Geography of Moscow

    Moscow, (Russian: Moskva), Russia, the nation's capital and largest city. It lies on both sides of the Moscow River, in west-central European Russia. See more »

  • Geography of Russia

    Geography of Russia

    Russia, or Russian Federation, a country of eastern Europe and northern and eastern Asia. See more »

  • Geography of Dagestan

    Geography of Dagestan

    Dagestan, or Dagestan Republic, a republic in southeast Russia, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. See more »

  • Geography of Lapland

    Geography of Lapland

    Lapland or Lappland, a region of Europe largely within the Arctic Circle. Lapland is not a nation. See more »

  • Geography of Angarsk

    Geography of Angarsk

    Angarsk, Russia, a city in southern Siberia. It lies on the Angara River near Lake Baykal, about 2,500 miles (4,000 km) east-southeast of Moscow. See more »

  • Geography of Archangel

    Geography of Archangel

    Archangel, (Russian: Arkhangelsk, COD11), Russia, a city and a seaport. It lies on the delta of the Northern Dvina River near the coast of the White Sea. See more »

  • Geography of Astrakhan

    Geography of Astrakhan

    Astrakhan, Russia, a city and port on the Volga River delta, about 35 miles (56 km) north of the Caspian Sea. See more »

  • Geography of Caucasus

    Geography of Caucasus

    Caucasus, or Caucasia, a historic region between the Black and Caspian seas. In the north, the basins of the Kuban and Kuma rivers in Russia mark its approximate limit. See more »

  • Geography of Chechnya

    Geography of Chechnya

    Chechnya, or Chechen Republic, a republic in southeast Russia, in the Northern Caucasus Mountains. See more »

  • Geography of Chelyabinsk

    Geography of Chelyabinsk

    Chelyabinsk, or Cheliabinsk, Russia, the capital of Chelyabinsk oblast (region). The city lies along the Miass River in the eastern foothills of the Ural Mountains, about 930 miles (1,500 km) east of Moscow. See more »

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