over 1,091 sq km
European part of Russian Federation, between the Oka and the Volga Rivers, on the Moskva River.
55 45 N, 37 37 E
approx 10,407,000 (2005 est.)
1147, by Duke Yuri Dolgorukiy
The climate varies from intensely cold winters to swelteringly hot summers.
UTC/GMT + 3 hours
Kremlin, Red Square, St. Basil's Cathedral, Poklonnaya Mountain, Cathedral of Christ the Savior.