9 Coolest Facts About Russia People Hardly Know About

Russia is world’s largest country and we all know about that. But you might don’t know some amazing and hidden facts about russia which you should know today.

#1 Largest McDonalds in the World

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Russia has the 700 seaters McDonald is the largest McDonalds in the world. The bigger McDonalds built during 2012 London Olympics games in UK but dismantled once the game was over.

#2 Deepest Lake in the World

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Have you ever heard about Lake Baikal? Yes, Russia has the deepest lake in the world and it also happens to be the largest lake of Russia. This lake reaches 1642 meters at the lowest point.

#3 Russia is the bigger than Pluto

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I was also shocked while hearing this fact. Russia has 17 million Kms squared where Pluto has only 16.6 million Kms.

#4 Longest Railway System in the entire world

The Russian Trans-Siberian Railway considered as the longest railway system in the world. It stretches over 9200 kms from Moscow to Vladivostok. If you plan to take this journey then remember the entire journey will take 152 hours and 27 minutes to complete.

#5 Home of Largest and Oldest Museum in the World

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Russia has one of the largest and oldest museums in the world named The State Hermitage Museum. The museum was founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great, and opened for the public since 1852.

#6 Don’t Nuke to the Moon

The USA and Russia actually signed one treaty in 1967 by agreeing not to nuke the moon.

#7 Beer was the Soft Drink

Yes, Russia never considered beer as the alcoholic beverage until 2011. Before the 2011 it’s classified as the soft drink.

#8 Google was more valuable then Russia

Back in 2014 Google became the more valuable than Russia’s entire stock market.

#9 Moscow has the more billionaire

Moscow city has the more billionaire residents than any other city of the world. Moscow has 104 billionaire residents which is much more than New York city.

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