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The Kremlin - Russia
The Kremlin - Russia

The Kremlin

The Moscow Kremlin, or simply the Kremlin, is a fortified complex in the center of Moscow founded by Russian ruling dynasty of Rurikids.
Photo by Michael Parulava





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Key facts

Capital: Moscow

Location: North Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe (the portion west of the Urals) to the North Pacific Ocean

Government: Russian Federation

Currency: Russian rubles (RUB)

Area: 17,098,242 sq km

Population: 142,320,790 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: Russian (official) 85.7%, Tatar 3.2%, Chechen 1%, other 10.1%; note - data represent native language spoken (2010 est.)

Religion: Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2% (2006 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+3

Tel Code: +7

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