Overview - Russian Federation

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Capital:Moscow
Area:17 075 200 km²
Population:142,893,540 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Russian, others.
Religion(s):Russian Orthodox - 15-20%, Muslim - 10-15%, other Christian - 2%.
Ethnic Group(s):Russian - 79.8%, Tatar - 3.8%, Ukrainian - 2%, Bashkir - 1.2%, Chuvash - 1.1%, others and unspecified - 12.1%.