Moscow by Wojtek of 3C


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Moscow by Wojtek of 3C

  1. 1. Moscow Coat of Arms
  2. 2. Moscow is the capital and the largest city of the Russian Federation. It is also the largest city in Europe . Moscow is situated on the banks of the Moskva River, which flows for just over 500 km through the East European Plain in central Russia. Location: 55° 45' N , 37° 37' E Where is it located?
  3. 3. When was it founted / How old is the city? <ul><li>Moscow is very old. </li></ul><ul><li>It was built in IV-III bc </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is there a river? <ul><li>Yauza- </li></ul><ul><li>Origin Losiny Ostrov </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth Moskva River </li></ul><ul><li>Basin countries Russia </li></ul><ul><li>Length 48 km </li></ul><ul><li>Avg. discharge 9.4 m³/s </li></ul><ul><li>Basin area 452 km² </li></ul>
  5. 5. How many districts are there? <ul><li>Administrative okrugs of Moscow: </li></ul><ul><li>1. City of Zelenograd </li></ul><ul><li>2. Northern Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>3. North-Eastern Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>4. North-Western Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>5. Central Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>6. Eastern Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>7. Southern Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>8. South-Eastern Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>9. South-Western Administrative Okrug </li></ul><ul><li>10. Western Administrative Okrug </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is the population of the city? <ul><li>- Population 10,509,000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>- Rank 1st </li></ul><ul><li>-Density 9,721.6/km² (25,178.8/sq mi) </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is the name of its current mayor? <ul><li>Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov- 23 September 2006: Few city mayors have billionaire wives and an independent foreign policy agenda, and even fewer elicit as much animosity and adoration as Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov. He has remained the center of attention in Moscow political life for over decade, building up a legacy in politics and urban planning that is sure to outlast his mayoral tenure. And if Luzhkov’s recent moves are any indication, he is not looking to glide into a quiet retirement after 14 years in office. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. What are its main tourist atractions? <ul><li>Red Square </li></ul><ul><li>A University Fit for a King </li></ul><ul><li>Bolshoi Theatre </li></ul>
  9. 9. Its main museums. <ul><li>The Museum of Moscow History that is one of the oldest </li></ul><ul><li>Museums of the city was established on the initiative of Russian </li></ul><ul><li>scientific community in 1896. The basis of the new Museum </li></ul><ul><li>collection was formed with the exhibits of the pavilion &quot;Moscow&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>at the All-Russian Artistic and Industrial exhibition, which was held in </li></ul><ul><li>Nizhny Novgorod in 1896 </li></ul><ul><li>The largest historic museum of Russia, the State Historical Museum, was established in 1872 on the initiative of the Russian scientific community. Articles and monuments representing the culture and the history of the multinational Russian State were brought to the new museum from all the regions of Russia. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Its 4 hotels. <ul><li>Cosmos - </li></ul><ul><li>Moscow 129366, 150, Prospect Mira </li></ul><ul><li>Marriott Royal Aurora - Moscow 107031, 11/20 Petrovka Street </li></ul><ul><li>Marriott Grand Hotel - </li></ul><ul><li>Moscow 125009, 26 Tverskaya Street </li></ul><ul><li>Marriott Tverskaya Hotel- </li></ul><ul><li>Moscow 125047, 34 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Street </li></ul>
  11. 11. Its 3 restaurants. <ul><li>• Russian Food Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>• Caucasian and Central Asian Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>• Cafes & Chill-Out Restaurants </li></ul>
  12. 12. The End <ul><li> Made by: Wojciech Jabłoński </li></ul><ul><li>Class: III C </li></ul><ul><li>Date: 05.05.2009 </li></ul>