You are in Russia, a country in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia known for its rich cultural heritage and stunning landscapes.
The official language spoken here is Russian, but many people also speak English, especially in tourist areas.
The official currency used is the Russian Ruble (RUB). Credit cards are widely accepted in major cities, but it's a good idea to carry some cash, especially in rural areas.
The capital of Russia is Moscow. The country is known for its diverse geography, including vast plains, beautiful lakes, and the iconic Ural Mountains.
In case of emergency, dial 112 for general emergencies, 101 for fire, 102 for police, and 103 for ambulance services.
Russian culture is rich in tradition and customs. It is customary to greet people with a firm handshake and maintain eye contact during conversations. Respect for older individuals is highly valued in Russian culture.
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See here some fun facts about Russia.
Russia is the largest country in the world, spanning eleven time zones.
Russia is famous for its ballet and literature, producing renowned artists and authors.
The Trans-Siberian Railway is the longest railway line in the world, crossing the entire country.
Russia has a rich history in space exploration and was the first country to send a human into space.
Russian cuisine includes hearty dishes like borscht, pelmeni, and blini, often enjoyed with vodka or tea.