Amazing facts you do not know about Russia
Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word Russia is that vast area, the cold cold, the snow covering the streets and the low temperature to below zero, if you are imaginative, you might have imagined that the bears were walking in the streets of Moscow.
In this article we will highlight this charming country, which is full of races, cultures, languages and nationalities, which constitute the Russian society or the so-called Russian Federation.
And between geographical facts, and information will be surprised to hear for the first time strange legends will take you on a tour of continents and history, tighten your belts .. to Russia !!
# The first amazing fact that everyone knows is the vast area of 17,075,400 square kilometers. This area is larger than the surface area of Pluto and larger than the total area of the Arab countries combined and larger than the area of the United States by 1.8 times.
# Russia consists of 21 independent republics, each with its own president and government. It has the right to take an official language, a special constitution, a national flag and a national anthem, and in its foreign affairs it refers to federal Russia.These are Adigia, Altay, Bashkortistan, Bashkiria, Buryatia, Dagestan, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria, Kalmykia, Kratchai-Cherkessia, Karelia, Komi, Republic of Maryl, Mordovia, Yakutia, North Ossetia, Tatarstan, Tova, Udmurtia, , Chechnya, Chuvashya, Crimea)
# Russia has a land border with 16 countries, including European countries and some countries independent of the Soviet Union as well as China, Mongolia, North Korea, Japan and the United States of America., In addition to having maritime boundaries with 12 between sea and ocean.
# In Russia there is the world’s deepest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal in Siberia, the world’s largest freshwater reservoir, which contains about 19% of the world’s freshwater reserves, and the word “deepest lake” to accommodate it more. We need to fill the lake basin to each river (The Volga, Don, Dnieper and Wensi, the Op, Ganges, Oenoko River, Thames, Seine and Oder rivers).
# Russia recorded the lowest temperature in the world in 1924 in the city of Oyimakun, which reached -72.2 degrees Celsius
# Also chess in Russia months of football Perhaps one of you remembers Anatoly Karpov and Kasparv world champions in chess.
“No one wants to return to 1868, but if we know that Russia sold the state of Alaska” and its area of 600 thousand square miles “; to the United States for 7.2 million dollars in 1868, there is no doubt that the Russians especially now wish to return to this date to prevail in The American Depth.
Russia possesses 695 tons of highly enriched uranium and is therefore the richest country in the world of the radioactive chemical used in the manufacture of nuclear weapons, superior to that of America, which owns only 604 tons. Lake Karashay is considered to be the largest nuclear reservoir in Russia. Russia is a secret issue until 1990 The lake emits about 600 Rontgen from X-ray (Rontgen: an international unit for measuring radiation)
# Have you ever heard of cities that do not exist on maps and do not even have signs of reality? Russia has 15 secret cities that are not on the maps and have no road signs and are not allowed to approach them
# On the opening day of a McDonald’s branch in Pushkin Square, 5,000 people gathered at 5:00 am on the first day. The restaurant was able to serve 3,000 customers and is still the largest number of McDonald’s restaurants
# The Great Siberian Railway is the longest railway in the world, reaching the capital city of Vladivostok in the far east of Russia with a length of 9298 km. It cuts 8 time zones, passes through 87 cities and cuts 16 rivers, including the Volga
# The Armitage Museum is one of the oldest and largest museums in the world. It contains 3 million works of art from the Stone Age to the present. If you want to enjoy and see all the exhibits and art pieces in the museum, you need 25 years at the rate of one minute for each artwork and 8 hours a day. .
# St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of the Russian Federation. It has 2,000 libraries, 221 museums, 100 events preparation organizations, more than 80 theaters, 80 clubs or cultural houses, 62 cinemas and 45 art galleries.
# In the city of Novosibirsk there is a street running horizontally and vertically at the same time and then intersects with itself.
# Finally if you travel to Russia and become friends, do not shake your Russian friend more than once a day