Area: 17,098,242 sq.km
Russia (officially the Russian Federation is a country in Eurasia). At 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi),Russia is the
largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. Russia's capital, Moscow, is the
largest metropolitan area in Europe. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones
and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland,
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea.