Moscow: Main Facts

More than just Fur and Vodka

Moscow Main Facts

Geographical Location

Moscow is located in the west of Russia, in Eastern Europe and its closest borders are with Estonia, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine.


Moscow’s main language is Russian, though it is thought to be home to many unregistered refugees from its surrounding neighbours.


The Russian Rouble is legal tender; its exchange rate is around 44.9 roubles for €1.