Russia asia map. Map description historical map of the growth of russia in europe 1300 1796. The principality of moscow about 1300 the grand principality of moscow or muscovy great russia in 1462. Russia country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern europe and northern asia. The scope and scale of the continent of asia is truly amazing especially to those who are seeing the grand details of the geography for the first time.
Russia became an independent country after the dissolution of the soviet union in 1991. Asia is the largest and most populous continent in the world sharing borders with europe and africa to its west oceania to its south and north america to its east. It extends for almost half of europe and one third of asia. Russia the worlds largest country obviously defies a brief description as it covers 9 time zones all climate zones except tropical with land that stretches almost halfway around the planet and a population of 138082178.
Use it as a quiz to test your or your childrens knowledge of the world. Commonly known as the soviet union russia became an independent country after the dissolution of the soviet union in december 1991. Russia is a country with the greatest territorial area of the world. Once the preeminent republic of the union of soviet socialist republics ussr.
Physical map of asia maps images and vetted resources for educators. Infoplease is the worlds largest free reference site. Facts on world and country flags maps geography history statistics disasters current events and international relations. The countries and capitals of asia are easy and fun to learn with this map puzzle.