Russia holds the pride for being the largest country in the world with a total area of 17,125,200 square kilometres. Russia lies between latitudes 41° and 82° N, and longitudes 19° E and 169° W. This beautiful country also boasts of 23 UNESCO world heritage sites. There are many natural resources here which includes large portions of timber, petroleum and natural gas. Vast plains form the major part of Russia which are also divided into the forest area in the north and steppe in the south. There are mountain ranges along the southern border. Russia also has an active volcano in the form of Klyuchevskaya Sopka.The coastline of Russia is also quite rich and is spreaded along Arctic and Pacific Oceans. The vast amount of water bodies and rivers constitute to the world’s largest surface of water resources. The lakes in Russia consists of some fresh water, compared to any other lake in the world.
The climate of Russia is quite humid, while most of the Russia experiences sub-arctic climate..
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