Презентация "The Russian Federation" 9 класс

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THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Fomina Julia Kolesnikova Kristina 2019 Content
  • Name of the country
  • State symbols and the Flag
  • Population and ethnic groups
  • Main cities and the capital
  • Geographical features
Name of the country The official or political name of the country is THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION, which has the abbreviation RF. Name of the country
  • Before the revolution in 1917, it was known as the RUSSIAN EMPIRE.
  • Then afterwards it was known as the RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERAL SOCIALIST REPUBLIC-RSFSR.
State symbols and the Flag
  • The Russian flag is sometimes called the IMPERIAL FLAG.
  • The flag existed until the revolution in 1917.
  • On 21 August 1991, the flag was officially adopted by the Russian President and the Russian Parliament.
State symbols and the Flag

In Russia the colors of the current flag symbolise:

  • White – frankness and generosity
  • Blue – honesty and wisdom
  • Red – courage and love
State symbols and the Flag
  • The Russian National Emblem is the golden DOUBLE-HEADED EAGLE with a horseman on a shield on the eagle`s breast with a red background. Above the two heads of the eagle, there is an historical crown.
  • The first emblem of the double-headed eagle was introduced in 1480.
Population and ethnic groups
  • The population of Russia is 140.3 million.
  • Composition of ethnic groups: Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Chuvash, Bashkir, Belorussia, Mordva and other nations.
Main cities and the capital
  • Capital of Russia: Moscow
  • The main cities of Russia: St Petersburg, Nizhni-Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Tver, Volgograd, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Chelyabinsk, Perm.
Geographical features
  • Highest mountains: Elbrus, 5,642 metres
  • Longest river: The Lena, 4,400 kilometres
  • Largest lake: Lake Baikal, 31,5 square kilometres, 1,620 metres deep; The Caspian Sea, 371,000 square kilometres.
  • Borders: Сhina, Mongolia, Korea, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Norway, Finland, the Baltic States, Belorussia, the Ukraine, The US.
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