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Top Ten Cities in Russia

Moscow​
Moscow​

Moscow is one of Russia's three federal cities. Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre of Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as the largest city entirely on the European continent.

Nizhny ​Novgorod​
Nizhny ​Novgorod​

Nizhny Novgorod is the fifth largest city in Russia, ranking after Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novosibirsk, and Yekaterinburg. For a long time it was the third largest city after Moscow and St.Petersburg.

Novosibirsk​
Novosibirsk​

Novosibirsk (Russian: Новосиби́рск, IPA: [nəvəsʲɪˈbʲirsk]) is the third-most populous city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg. It is the most populous city in Asian Russia, with a population of 1,473,754 as of the 2010 Census. It is the administrative center of Novosibirsk Oblast as well as of the Siberian Federal District.

Rostov-on-​Don​
Rostov-on-​Don​

Rostov-on-Don (Russian: росто́в-на-дону́, tr. Rostov-na-Donu; IPA: ) is a port city and the administrative center of Rostov Oblast and the Southern Federal District of Russia. It lies in the southeastern part of the East European Plain on the Don River, 32 kilometers (20 mi) from the Sea of Azov.

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Samara​
Samara​

Samara (Russian: Сама́ра, IPA: ), known from 1935 to 1991 as Kuybyshev (Куйбышев; IPA: [ˈkujbɨʂɨf]), is the sixth largest city in Russia and the administrative center of Samara Oblast.

Krasnoyarsk​
Krasnoyarsk​

Krasnoyarsk is located 4065 kilometers from Moscow along the Trans-Siberian railway. It takes about 2 days and 10 hours to get there from Moscow by train and about 4.5 hours by plane. Krasnoyarsk is the center of the vast Krasnoyarsk region, it is the second biggest city in Siberia after Novosibirsk and a powerful industrial center.

Suzdal​
Suzdal​

Suzdal (Russian: Суздаль, IPA: [ˈsuzdəlʲ]) is a town and the administrative center of Suzdalsky District in Vladimir Oblast, Russia, located on the Kamenka River, 26 kilometers (16 mi) north of the city of Vladimir, the administrative center of the oblast.

Tyumen​
Tyumen​

Tyumen (Russian: Тюмень, IPA: [tʲʉˈmʲenʲ] ( listen)) is the largest city and the administrative center of Tyumen Oblast, Russia, located on the Tura River 2,500 kilometers (1,600 mi) east of Moscow. Tyumen was the first Russian settlement in Siberia.

Murmansk​
Murmansk​

Murmansk (Russian: Му́рманск, IPA: [ˈmurmənsk]; Kildin Sami: Мурман ланнҍ; Northern Sami: Murmánska; Skolt Sami: Muurman) is a port city and the administrative center of Murmansk Oblast in the far northwest part of Russia.

Barnaul​
Barnaul​

Barnaul is located in the forest steppe zone of the West Siberian Plain, on the left bank of the Ob River, at the confluence of the Barnaulka and Ob Rivers. Barnaul is the closest major city to the Altai Mountains to the south. The border with Kazakhstan is 345 kilometers (214 mi) to the southwest.

Rostov​
Rostov​

Rostov (Russian: Ростов, IPA: ) is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. It is located on the shores of Lake Nero, 202 kilometers (126 mi) northeast of Moscow.

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Khabarovsk​
Khabarovsk​

Khabarovsk is a city found in Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. It is located 48.48 latitude and 135.08 longitude and it is situated at elevation 76 meters above sea level. Khabarovsk has a population of 579,000 making it the biggest city in Khabarovsk Krai.

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Novokuznetsk​
Novokuznetsk​

Novokuznetsk is a city found in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. It is located 53.76 latitude and 87.11 longitude and it is situated at elevation 208 meters above sea level. Novokuznetsk has a population of 539,616 making it the biggest city in Kemerovo Oblast. It operates on the KRAST time zone.

Makhachkala​
Makhachkala​

Makhachkala's historic predecessor was the town of Tarki, now a nearby suburb, whose history goes back to the 15th century and possibly much earlier. The modern city of Makhachkala was founded in 1844 as a fortress; town status was granted in 1857.