Moscow is the capital of Russia , and one oftwo federal cities of the country . Also it is the administrative center of the Federal Central District , and holds the title of Heroic City .
Its the most populated city in Russia and Europe, with 10.562.099 permanentinhabitants. Moscow is an important economic center
In 2008 Moscow was named as the most expensive city in the world for the thirdconsecutive year. It is in addition an important political, cultural and scientific center of the country.
Moscow is located toboth shores of theriver Moskva where ithas three ports thatallow the connectionwith the AtlanticOcean and the GlacialArtic ocean. Inaddition it possessesfour internationalairports and nine trainstations .
Climate Moscow has a continental climate withrigorous and long winters, and soft and brief summers.
Outstanding places. Among the most famous places of Moscow are the Kremlin, the residence of the czars, where you can find several palaces, such as the great palace, besides several churches
The Red Square is themost famous squareof Moscow in thecommercialneighborhood knownas Kitay-górod