Facts about Moscow
Moscow is a major political,
economic, cultural, religious, financial, educational, and
transportation centre of Russia and the world, a global city. It is
also the seventh largest city proper in the world, a megacity. The
population of Moscow (as of 1 January 2010) is 10,562,099.
Moscow, Russia as well as the neighbouring city of Krasnogorsk, Moscow
oblast. With its first section opening in 1935, it was the first
underground railway system in Soviet Union. Most of the system is
situated underground, sometimes reaching a depth of more than 60
metres (200 ft) below ground.
Ask a Moscow residents what their biggest gripes are about the city,
and traffic tops the list.
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Location of Moscow in Europe
Coat of Arms
One of the world's greatest cities, Moscow is the capital of
Russia and has played an important role in Russian history and
continues to pave the way as Muscovites move into the 21st century.
Moscow also recalls Russia's past, with the Kremlin and St Basil's
cathedral based here.
First mentioned in 1147, Moscow became the
capital of the principality of Muscovy and by the 15th century was the
capital of the Russian state and the seat of the metropolitan (later
patriarch) of the Russian Orthodox Church. The capital was transferred
Moscow (pronounced /ˈmɒskoʊ/) is a city in northern Idaho, along the
Washington/Idaho border. It is the largest city and county seat of
Latah County and the home of the University of Idaho, the land
grant institution and primary research university for the state.
Moscow (Moskva) (Russian: Москва́) is the capital of Russia and the
country's economic, financial, educational, and transportation centre.
It is located on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District, in
the European part of Russia.
Travel alert: Following suicide bomb attacks on Moscow metro trains in
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Moscow is a city of superlatives.
Moscow is the capital of Russia and one of the most beautiful cities
in the world. Being a large cultural and industrial centre of Russia,
Moscow reverts to reach heritage of pre-soviet era and farewell with
communist traditions of uniformity and monotony.
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In the last ten years Moscow has transformed itself from a
gangster-ridden metropolis on the brink of economic meltdown to the
home of the largest number of billionaires on the planet, and one of
the most expensive cities in the world to boot.
Moscow is located in northern Idaho, nestled between Moscow mountain
and the beautiful undulating hills of the Palouse.
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Position of Moscow in EuropePosition of Moscow in Europe
Coordinates: 55°45′8″N, 37°37′56″E
Central Federal District
Moscow n (Placename) the capital of Russia and of the Moscow
Autonomous Region, on the Moskva River: dates from the 11th century;
capital of the grand duchy of Russia from 1547 to 1712; capital of the
Soviet Union 1918-91; centres on the medieval Kremlin; chief
political, cultural, and industrial centre of Russia, with two