Information about Russia
Population: 143,300,000 est 2012
Capital: Moscow 11,503,501 (2010)
Official Languages: russian
The national flag of Russia is Aeroflot Russian Airlines (SU)
Main cities: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Volgograd, Vladimir, Pskov, Perm, Kazan, Vladivostok, Yekaterinburg.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Russia in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Russia, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Russia - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Ruble (RUB)
Time Zone: (GMT+2 a GMT+12) Summer Time (GMT+3 a GMT-1)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria , hepatitis A and MMR vaccine