The largest country in the world, Russia is rich in travel experiences. Historical sites, traditional culture, beautiful lakes, skiing destinations, majestic mountains, high-end resorts, luxurious spas, diverse cuisines, lakes and waterfalls are the highlights of Russia. This country is the ninth most populous county in the world and its capital, Moscow city is one of the largest cities in the world that stands second largest city in the European continent. Some of the main famous and large cities in Russia include Saint Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Novosibirsk and Novgorod.
Russia is on the 12th number in terms of nominal GDP among all the countries in the world. Russia is very rich in the production of minerals and energy resources and so it stands as the third-largest country in the world in terms of electricity production. Russia has flourished in the field of Science and Technology as well. Russian is the second most widely used language on the Internet after English having around 35 officially recognized languages. Christianity predominates in Russia followed by other religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. Arts, music, dance, literature and culture is given a high significance in this country that was influenced from the ancient times. Since this country gives due importance to its culture, several festivals are celebrated in Russia throughout the year.