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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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    Capital:Moscow

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

    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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