Estimate population 141,364,200 - Capital: Moscow
Russia is becoming more and more popular as a tourist destination which is no wonder when you consider some of the Russian history and rich culture it has to offer. The landscape varies enormous from hilly to mountainous tableland, flat plains, and active volcanoes on the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Kuril Islands.
The main cities are St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Nizhni Novgorod, and the capital Moscow where you can find Red Square, the Kremlin, and Lenin's Tomb. Famous St. Basil's Cathedral is part of the group of buildings known as the Kremlin.