Russia location on world map. Political map of the world shown above the map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. Physical map of russia. Information on topography water bodies elevation and other related features of russia. Blank map of russia showing only the coastline and country borders of russia.
The russian federation or russia is a country situated in northern eurasia. The 2018 fifa world cup is being held in cities throughout russia from june 14 through july 15. A fortuitous orbit of the international space station allowed the astronauts to take this striking view of sarychev peak volcano russias kuril islands northeast of japan in an early stage of eruption on 12 june 2009. Russia the worlds largest country obviously defies a brief description as it covers 9 time zones all climate zones except tropical with land that stretches almost halfway around the planet and a population of 138082178.
Dissected by the arctic circle it is a federal semi presidential republic. However this proper name became more prominent in the later history and the country typically was called by its inhabitants russkaya zemlya russkaja zemlja which can be translated as russian land or land of rus. The name russia is derived from rus a medieval state populated mostly by the east slavs. Illustrating the geographical features of russia.
It shows the location of most of the worlds countries and includes their names where space allows. This map shows where china is located on the world map.