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Moscow in Wikipedia

 

 

Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia.

Moscow was founded in 1147 at the junction of Moskva river and Neglinka river by Russian prince Yuriy Dolgorukiy

 

Monument to Yuriy Dolgorukiy, founder of Moscow 

Moscow now is major politica, economic, cultural, religious, financial, educational and transportation center of Russia.

The total area - 1000 sq.km

The population - more than 10 000 000 inhabitants

9 railway stations, 5 airports

More then 60 theatres and 100 museums

 

Historical Museum in Moscow 

172 subway stations of Moscow Metro

96 parks and 18 gardens

1696 high schools, 91 colleges, 222 institutes, 60 state univercities

 

 

Moscow State University named after M Lomonosov