10 Interesting Facts about Russia

Life in Russia

1. Russian language does not include a word

for ‘the’ or ‘a’ which is good because these often

lead to confusion in other languages

Tower of Babel

2. Russian language uses the Cyrillic alphabet

instead of the Latin

and is one of the 5 most

spoken languages in the world

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3. The Urals are the oldest mountains in the world

and lake Baikal is the world’s deepest lake

and the largest reservoir of fresh water on earth

Population is 10.5 million.

Statistic says that Moscow population

 is expecting to be 16 millions by 2020.

5. Moscow actually has more billionaires

living in the area than any other city in the world.

With a total of 74 billionaires,

Moscow beats New York City’s statistic by three.

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6. The Russian State Library is the biggest in Europe

and second in the World after Library of Congress in the USA.

The Russian State Library is located in Moscow and…

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