Russia map with states. Infoplease is the worlds largest free reference site. 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. Map of russia and travel information about russia brought to you by lonely planet. Dissected by the arctic circle it is a federal semi presidential republic.
Russia and the united states have both abandoned a key nuclear arms treaty fomenting fears of a renewed arms race between the two major powers. Russia is bordered by the arctic ocean. Belarus estonia latvia and ukraine to the west. More information about russia is available on the russia page and from other department of state publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet.
And norway and finland to the north. Azerbaijan china georgia kazakhstan north korea lithuania mongolia and poland to the south. External links to other internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein. Russia is located in northern asia.
The russian federation or russia is a country situated in northern eurasia. The office of website management bureau of public affairs manages this site as a portal for information from the us. The russian republic was established immediately after the russian revolution of 1917 and became a union republic in 1922. Information from its description page there is shown below.
During the post world war ii era russia was a central player in international affairs locked in a cold war struggle with the united states.