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General Information

The official language of Russia is Russian.

The national currency of Russia is Russian ruble (₽) (RUB).

1 RUB equals  .
equals  RUB.

Location

Russia

The distance from to Russia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The criminality index of Russia is 41. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Russia.

LGBT

Russia has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Russia ranks #159 worldwide.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Russia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Russia:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Russia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Russia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Russia, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Russia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Russia. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible flurries on Monday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 -16–6°F  /  -27–-15°C 81% 34%
Sun November 10 -24–-14°F  /  -31–-26°C 67% 32%
Mon November 11 -23–-15°F  /  -31–-26°C 68% 41%
Tue November 12 -28–-17°F  /  -33–-27°C 67% 28%
Wed November 13 -31–-19°F  /  -35–-29°C 67% 1%
Thu November 14 -38–-25°F  /  -39–-32°C 61% 16%
Fri November 15 -40–-29°F  /  -40–-34°C 55% 10%
Sat November 16 -36–-25°F  /  -38–-32°C 63% 21%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 08:42 am and sets at 03:46 pm. This equates to 7.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Russia, it is in . When the sun sets in Russia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Russia is 90.96 RUB. Every kilometer costs an additional 13.39 RUB. Every hour of waiting time costs 282.39 RUB.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Russia.

The minimum driving age is 18 (16 for motorcycles).

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 43.00 RUB in Russia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 316.94 RUB.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Russia is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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