20 Interesting facts about Russia
Russia is enormously large in terms of its territory, the population, the historical background and cultural heritage, it is a great destination for millions of travellers from all over the world. Despite its high popularity and fame still some of the facts about Russia are unknown and can be found interesting:
Russia is the only country in the world which is washed by 12 seas and 3 oceans.
Lake Baikal in Siberia is the oldest and the deepest lake in the world.
The famous Trans-Siberian Railway spans almost all the way across the county through 8 time zones, thus making it the only longest railway in the world. The train departs from Moscow and arrives in Bejing, the itinerary covers 9200 km which is done in 152 hours.
Russia has one of the world's most terrifying walkways: the 439-metre SkyBridge located in Sochi.
Along with the Russian language considered to be the official language of the country, the population of Russia speaks over 25 other languages that are co-official ones depending on the regional diversity.