How Many People Live in Russia?


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There are over 142 million people who live in Russia. A citizen of the country is called a Russian, and the native language is also Russian.

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Russia is one of the largest countries in the world, with an area that covers just over 17 million square kilometers. This leaves Russia with a population density of approximately 8.4 people per square kilometer. Russia's economy is heavily reliant on oil production, due to containing the largest energy reserves (of oil and natural gas) in the world. Russia is considered a superpower, and was an important member of the Allied force during the second World War.

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