In terms of area, Russia is the largest country in the world. The country is more than 400 times larger than for example the Netherlands and Switzerland. The western part of the country is located in Europe, including the capital Moscow. The eastern part of Russia is located in Asia. Moscow is the economic centre of the country and is a true metropolis where it can be very cold during the winter. The city has four airports at its disposal. The best known are Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport and Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The other two airports are Vnukovo Airport and Zhukovsky Airport. Moscow Zhukovsky Airport is the newest airport, opened in 2016.
Practical information about Russia:
Time zone: Moscow Time +3
Currency: Russian ruble
National Day: 12 June