Vladivostok, Russia

Vladivostok (Russian: Владивосто́к, Chinese: 海參崴, South Korean: 블라디보스토크, North Korean: 울라지보스또크, Japanese: ウラジオストク, map) is the main Russian seaport on the Pacific Ocean. Located near the border with China and North Korea, it covers 600 sq km (230 sq mi) and has a population of 592,000 (2011 estimate). Visiting Vladivostok The Vladivostok International Airport is […]

Saint Petersburg, Russia

Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербург) is the second largest city in Russia. It covers 605.8 sq km (233.9 sq mi). Together with nine municipal towns and twenty-one municipal settlements, the federal subject of Saint Petersburg covers a total of 1,439 sq km (555.6 sq mi). With a population of 4.8 million people (2011 estimate), Saint Petersburg is the […]

Yakutsk, Russia

Yakutsk (Russian: Яку́тск; local Sakha language: Дьокуускай) is a city in the Sakha Republic in Siberia, Russia. Yakutsk covers 121.93 sq km (47.08 sq mi) and has a population of 270,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Yakutsk Yakutsk dates back to 1632, when it was established by Cossack explorer Pyotr Beketov as a fort. It […]

Ankara, Turkey

Ankara is the capital and second biggest city in Turkey. Located at an elevation of 938 m (3,077 ft) within Ankara Province in the region of Anatolia in central Turkey, the city covers 2,516 sq km n(971.4 sq mi) and has a population of 1.55 million people (2011 estimate). It is within the Ankara metropolitan […]

Kislovodsk, Russia

Kislovodsk (Russian: Кислово́дск) is a spa city in the North Caucasian region of Russia, between the Black Sea and the Capsian Sea. It is within the federal subject of Stavropol Krai. The city occupies 41.5 sq km (16 sq mi) and has a population of 128,500 people (2012 estimate). More on Kislovodsk Kislovodsk was founded in 1803 […]