Moscow is the largest city in Russia, with a population of about 11.5 million in 2010. It was in the twelfth century a fishing resort, and it became in the era of the Russian Empire the political capital of Russia except for the period prior to the formation of the Soviet Union, and it enjoys an important economic, cultural, military, and scientific center, as it is located in the center of Russia, and its population has increased since the period of the Soviet Union, As a result of the diversity of its features and its prosperity, as well as its cultural, artistic and literary history, which attracts visitors to it from different parts of the world, it is worth noting that Moscow is ranked among the most expensive cities in the world.
Saint Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia, with a population of about 5.3 million in 2020. This city is the cultural capital of Russia, and one of the modern Russian cities. It is also the industrial and financial center of the country, and is the main producer of nuclear reactors and tractors. Electronic and electrical equipment, machinery, ships and consumer products.
Novosibirsk is the most populous city in Asian Russia, with a population of about 1.47 million in 2010. The city is distinguished by its presence of more than 80 different nationalities and ethnicities, the most important of which are: Russians, Belarus, Germans, Jews, Tatars, and Ukrainians, as it is considered It is one of the big industrial cities, and it includes more than 214 large and medium-sized industrial enterprises.
Yekaterinburg is located on the Iset River in the middle of the Eurasian continents, and it is the third Russian capital, due to the size of the sectors of economy, culture, tourism and transportation, and its population reached in the year 2010 about 1.35 million people, and the city is one of the major industrial centers in Russia, Especially in heavy engineering.
Major Russian cities
Samara is considered one of the most important cities for industry, research, and culture. Nizhny Novgorod is considered a river port and an industrial center. As for Wolfgrad, it is a major river port and a point of railway intersection.