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Russia is by far the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, spanning Eastern Europe and northern Asia, sharing land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, and Ukraine to the west, Georgia (including the disputed regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia) and Azerbaijan …
Popular destinations: Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Sochi

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Central Russia is located in the country's extreme west, but it casts the main role in Russian history and economics.
Popular destinations: Moscow, Vladimir and Alexandrov

Northwestern Russia is a region of Russia stretching from the major population center of Leningrad Oblast on the Baltic Sea to vast, remote, and empty lands above the Arctic Circle.
Popular destinations: Saint Petersburg, Staraya Russa and Murmansk

The Far Eastern Federal District or Far Eastern Russia is the easternmost part of Russia or unofficial edge of the world, comprising a third of the country's land area, with 6.3 million in habitants.
Popular destinations: Yakutsk, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok

Siberia is a region in Russia. Historically, Siberia included all Russian territory in north Asia, with the Urals and the Russian Far East; this article however covers the Siberian Federal District.
Popular destinations: Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk and Ulan Ude

Southern Russia is a region in Russia bordering the country's Central and Volga Regions to the north, Kazakhstan and the Caspian Sea to the east, Azerbaijan and Georgia to the south, the Black Sea and Ukraine to the west.
Popular destinations: Sochi, Kalmykia and North Caucasus

The Volga Region, is the large region of Russia in the Volga Basin, centered along the Volga River.
Popular destinations: Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and Yoshkar-Ola

The Urals is a common geographical name of the area of Russia around the Ural Mountains.
Popular destinations: Yekaterinburg, Nevyansk and Perm

Chernozem is the exceptionally fertile "Black Earth" belt in European Russia along the border with Ukraine, famous for its rich, deep, black soil.
Popular destinations: Voronezh, Orlovskoye Polesye National Park and Lipetsk

Kaliningrad Oblast is Russia's only oblast that is removed from the rest of Russia.
Popular destinations: Kaliningrad, Mamonovo and Pionerskiy

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