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Object location 55° 45′ 21″ N, 37° 37′ 04″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth info Edit coordinates on Wikidata
flag of Moscow Moscow is the capital and most populous city of the Russian Federation.
Moscow 
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capital city and the largest city of Russia; separate federal subject of Russia
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Instance of city (1147),
capital of Russia (1918),
federal city of Russia (1991),
big city,
megacity (2001),
largest city (Russia, 1991)
Named after
  • Moskva River
Location East European Plain, Central Federal District, Russia, Russia
Legislative body
Executive body
Highest judicial authority
  • Constitutional (charter) court of a subject of the Russian Federation
Official language
Anthem
  • Moya Moskva (5 July 1995 – )
Head of government
Party chief representative
  • Q4380412 (15 December 1989, First Secretary of the Moscow Communist Party, 6 November 1991)
  • Lev Zaykov (11 November 1987, First Secretary of the Moscow Communist Party, 21 November 1989)
  • Boris Yeltsin (23 December 1985, First Secretary of the Moscow Communist Party, 11 November 1987)
Founded by
Inception before 4 April 1147
Significant event
  • Sack (Mongol invasion of Rus', 1238)
  • plague pandemics. (1353)
  • conflagration (Всесвятский пожар, 1365)
  • Siege of Moscow (1382)
  • death by burning (Devlet I Giray, 1571)
  • Q4371259 (7 November 1612, 21 September 1610)
  • Plague Riot (17 September 1771, 15 September 1771)
  • Q4332537 (20 October 1812, 14 September 1812)
  • Fire of Moscow (1547)
  • Q28667906 (1488)
  • Fire of Moscow (6 September 1812, 2 September 1812)
  • Moscow Metro (15 May 1935)
  • Q4135364 (10 July 1935)
  • Battle of Moscow (20 April 1942, 30 September 1941)
  • Q28666066 (September 1947)
Population
  • 12,500,123 (2018)
Area
  • 2,562 ±1 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 156 metre
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 293145671432505170005
GND ID: 4074987-3
OSM relation ID: 102269
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55° 45′ 20.88″ N, 37° 37′ 04.08″ E

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coat of arms & map[edit]

Основной раздел / General / Généraux / Ogólne[edit]

Moscow Kremlin[edit]

Moscow Kremlin Wall[edit]

Red Square[edit]

St. Basil's Cathedral[edit]

GUM[edit]

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour[edit]

Bolshoi Theatre[edit]

monastery[edit]

church[edit]

palace[edit]

city gate[edit]

tower[edit]

Ostankino Tower[edit]

Shukhov Tower[edit]

statue[edit]

Exhibition of achievements of national economy[edit]

Moscow State University[edit]

Poklonnaya Hill[edit]

Tverskaya Street[edit]

Moscow Metro[edit]

Moskva River[edit]

Kolomenskoye[edit]

Kuskovo[edit]

bridge[edit]

modernist architecture[edit]

see also[edit]