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Russia
(7,875 words)

Rossijskaja Federacija (The Russian Federation)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

143,787,000

Area

17,000,000 sq. km (6,600,000 sq. mi)

Population density

8/sq. km (22/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.01% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 14)

Under 15 years

18%

Urban dwellers

75% (0.11% p.a.)

Largest cities

Moscow 12,538,000; Saint Petersburg 5,468,000; Novosibirsk 1,664,000; Yekaterinburg 1,504,000; Kazan 1,272,000; p…

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“Russia”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02RUS>
First published online: 2020



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