Last Updated : 2020-10-25 14:48:36
Russia is one of the most popular countries in the world, located in Eurasia - the united continental territory of Europe and Asia. The official language is Russian, but 27 other languages are co-official in different regions across the country. Most people are aware of where Russia is located, and what kind of people live there, but there are very few known facts about this country and its culture, which are quite interesting.
World Longest Railway - The Trans-Siberian Railway spans almost the entire county, making it the longest railway in the world. The 9200 kilometer or 5700 mi railway departs in Moscow, located in European Russia and crosses into Asia. It then makes its way to the Pacific Ocean port of Vladivostok, where it reaches the end of its incredible journey.
World Largest McDonalds - If you are a fan of the famous golden arches, then Russia is the place to go. The country is home to the world largest McDonald restaurant. With 700 seats. A large building with 1,500 seating was built for the 2012 Olympics in London, England, but it was a temporary location and disbanded six weeks after the doors opened, once the Olympics ended.
Wedding Ring Tradition - For many Russians, it is tradition to wear their wedding ring on the ring finger of their right hand. Countries such as Ukraine, Poland, Georgia, Germany, Spain, Austria, India, and Greece have a tradition of wearing wedding rings in the right hand.
Largest Country by Area - Russia is the largest country in the world by area. This total area is 17,075,400 square kilometers, and it is more than the ninth part of the earth land area. The area of land in Russia is 1.8 times larger than the total size of the United States.
Home to Many Billionaires - Moscow has more billionaires than any other city in the world. The popular city has a total of 74 billionaires, 3 more than the second-ranked city, New York.
Conclusion - Vodka and bear on the streets are what most people think about Russia when it comes to mind. But there are many more interesting facts about Russia that can challenge more explicit unions.
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