Did you know that Russia is the world’s largest country? About 144 million people live on roughly 17 million square kilometers. That is the surface area of Planet Pluto!
The country spans eleven time zones, ending less than 85 km from North America! Within this vast expanse you will find a few of the largest freshwater lakes in the world, rivers and forests teeming with fish and
wildlife, fascinating volcanoes, and towering mountains. In fact, 20% of the world’s fresh water is being held in Russia’s lake Baikal, known to be the deepest lake worldwide.
The most populated cities are Moscow and St. Petersburg, well known for their unique architecture and vast lifestyle.