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 Rostov

Rostov, or Rostov-on-Don, Russia, a city on the Don River and the administrative center of Rostov Oblast (region).

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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 »

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    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 Siberia
    Geography of Siberia

    Siberia, the mainland part of Russia in Asia. Siberia is a geographic region rather than a political unit; it lies entirely within Russia. 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 »

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