Quick Facts

Time: GMT +3 (Last Sunday in October - last Sunday in March: GMT +4)
Location: 55°45' N 37°37' E
Altitude: 150-200 m
Main river: Moskva (503km), a tributary of the River Oka
Area: 1,081.00 km2
Population: 10,409,200 (within the city area, 2005)
Population density: 8,537.2 people/km2
Postal code: 119992-123182
Dialing code: +7 495, +7 499 (digital network)

Currency:  Russian Ruble (currently $1 ~ 30ru.)
Average income (per month): $375
Patron Saint: Saint George
City founded: 1147 by Yuri Dolgoruky, Duke of Kiev
City anniversary: 4 September
Historic status:
  Principality (c1300 - c1480)
  Capital of Russia (c1480 - 1703)
  Capital of the USSR (1922 - 1991)
  Capital of the Russian Federation (1991 onwards)

Weather (averages):

Month

High °C (°F)

Low °C (°F)

Precipitation cm

January

-6.1 (21)

-11.7 (11)

3.56 (1.40)

February

-4.4 (24)

-11.1 (12)

2.79 (1.10)

March

1.1 (34)

- 5.6 (22)

3.30 (1.30)

April

9.4 (49)

1.1 (34)

3.81 (1.50)

May

17.2 (63)

6.7 (44)

5.08 (2.00)

June

20.6 (69)

10.6 (51)

6.60 (2.60)

July

21.7 (71)

12.8 (55)

8.13 (3.20)

August

20.0 (68)

11.1 (52)

7.11 (2.80)

September

13.9 (57)

6.1 (43)

5.84 (2.30)

October

7.2 (45)

0.6 (33)

5.08 (2.00)

November

0.0 (32)

-4.4 (24)

4.32 (1.70)

December

-3.9 (25)

-8.9 (16)

4.32 (1.70)

Public holidays:

Holiday

Date

New Year's Day

January 1,2

Christmas Day

January 7

Defenders of the Fatherland Day

February 23

International Women's Day

March 8

Labor Day/May Day

May 1,2

Victory Day

May 9

Independence Day

June 12

Day of Accord and Reconciliation (formerly Day of the Great October Revolution)

November 7

Constitution Day

December 12

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