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, known as Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow Domodedovo Airport, Moscow Vnukovo Airport and Moscow Zhukovsky Airport. Aeroflot is Russia’s national flag carrier.
Practical information about Russia:
Time zone: Moscow Time +3
Currency: Russian ruble
National Day: 12 June
What are the busiest airports in Russia?
|Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport||SVO||49,438,545|
|Moscow Domodedovo Airport||DME||28,252,337|
|Moscow Vnukovo Airport||VKO||24,001,521|
|Saint Petersburg Pulkovo Airport||LED||19,581,262|
|Novosibirsk Tolmachevo Airport||OVB||6,571,396|
|Yekaterinburg Koltsovo Airport||SVX||6,232,318|