The kingdom of Russia was founded on 12th century, followed by rule of the Mongols during 13th and 15th centuries. The geographical coordinates of Russia state that the country is located at 60 00 N, 100 00 E degrees. The total surface area covered by the country includes 17,075,200 sq km, of which land covers 16,995,800 sq km and water 79,400 sq km. The major seas of Russia are--- Baltic Sea, Black Sea and Caspian Sea.
Bordering Countries of Russia---
Information on geography of Russia remains incomplete without mentioning its neighboring countries. The neighbouring countries are: Azerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, North Korea, Norway, Poland and Ukraine.