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Embassy of the Russian Federation in Chisinau
Ambasada Federatiei Ruse
Chisinau bd. Stefan cel Mare, nr. 153
  (+373-22) 23-49-42, 23-49-43, 23-49-44
  domino@mtc.md
  www.moldova.mid.ru

Prezentare generala

Russia, officially known as Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. Russia shares borders with the following countries: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania (via Kaliningrad Oblast), Poland (via Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. At 17,075,400 square kilometres, Russia is, in area, by far the largest country in the world, covering more than an eighth of the Earth’s land area. Russia is also the ninth most populous nation in the world with 141 927 297 million people. It has the world's largest forest reserves and its lakes contain approximately one-quarter of the world's unfrozen fresh water.