Moscow (/ ˈ m ɒ s k oʊ / MOS-koh, US chiefly / ˈ m ɒ s k aʊ / MOS-kow; Russian: Москва, tr. Moskva, IPA: ()) is the capital and largest city of Russia.The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at 12.4 million residents within the city limits, over 17 million residents in the urban area, and over 20 million residents in the metropolitan area.
Moscú (en ruso, Москва́, pronunciado /mɐˈskva/ ( escuchar) transliterado como Moskvá) es la capital y la entidad federal más poblada de Rusia. La ciudad es un importante centro político, económico, cultural y científico de Rusia y del continente. Moscú es la megaciudad más septentrional de la Tierra y la ciudad más poblada de Europa. n 1 3 4
Moscow hace referencia a varios artículos: Divisiones administrativas Moscú, la capital rusa escrita en inglés. Moscow (Canadá), aldea dentro del municipio de Stone Mills (Ontario). Moscow (India), villa en el distrito de Kottayam, en Kerala. Óblast de Moscú, división administrativa en la que se encuentra la capital rusa.
- Sister Cities
It is by the Moskva River in the Moscow Oblast, in the European part of Russia. Moscow sits on the center of three parts of Earth's crust. It was once the capital of the Soviet Union (1918-1991), Russian Empire, Tsardom of Russia and the Grand Duchy of Moscow (1480-1703). It is the place of the Moscow Kremlin, one of the World Heritage Sites in the...
Moscow has a large economic infrastructure. It is home to the most billionaires in the world. In 2008 Moscow was named the world's most expensive city for non-Russian workers for the third year in a row. In 2009, however, Moscow went down to third after Tokyo and Osakacame in first and second.
The city is named after the river (old Russian: гра́д Моско́в, which means "the city next to the Moskva River"). The beginning of the name is not known, but some people have a few ideas. One is that the name might be from a very old Finnic language, in which it means "dark" and "cloudy". In 12th century tribes of Vyatichi and Krivichs lived on that...
Moscow metrois one of the largest and the beautiful ones in the World. It was opened for passengers in 1935.
The first electric tram began operating in 1899.
The Moscow trolley system was the largest in the World before ending of 2010s. In 2020 it was closed.
Moscow has many sister cities: 1. Algiers, Algeria 2. Almaty, Kazakhstan 3. Amman, Jordan 4. Ankara, Turkey 5. Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan 6. Athens, Greece 7. Baku, Azerbaijan 8. Bangkok, Thailand 9. Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina 10. Beijing, China 11. Beirut, Lebanon 12. Belgrade, Serbia 13. Berlin, Germany 14. Brussels, Belgium 15. Bucharest, Ro...
- Early history (1147–1283)
- Grand Duchy (1283–1547)
- Tsardom (1547–1721)
- Empire (1721–1917)
The city of Moscow gradually grew around the Moscow Kremlin, beginning in the 14th century. It was the capital of the Grand Duchy of Moscow and then the Tsardom of Russia until the capital was moved to Saint Petersburg by Peter the Great. Moscow was the capital of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1918, which then became the Sov...
The oldest evidence of humans on the territory of Moscow dates from the Neolithic. Within the modern bounds of the city other late evidence was discovered, on the territory of the Kremlin, Sparrow Hills, Setun River and Kuntsevskiy forest park, etc. The name of the city is thought to be derived from the name of the Moskva River. There have been pro...
The first reference to Moscow dates from 1147 as a meeting place of Sviatoslav Olgovich and Yuri Dolgorukiy. At the time it was a minor town on the western border of Vladimir-Suzdal Principality. In 1156, Kniaz Yury Dolgoruky fortified the town with a timber fence and a moat. In the course of the Mongol invasion of Rus, the Golden Horde burned the ...
Daniel ruled Moscow as Grand Duke until 1303 and established it as a prosperous city which would eventually eclipse its parent principality of Vladimir by the 1320s.
In the 16th and 17th centuries, the three circular defenses were built: Kitay-gorod, the White City and the Earthen City. However, in 1547, two fires destroyed much of the town, and in 1571 the Crimean Tatars captured Moscow, burning everything except the Kremlin. The annals record that only 30,000 of 200,000 inhabitants survived. The Crimean Tatar...
Moscow ceased to be Russia's capital when Peter the Great moved his government to the newly built Saint Petersburg on the Baltic coast in 1712. After losing the status as capital of the empire, the population of Moscow at first decreased, from 200,000 in the 17th century to 130,000 in 1750. But after 1750, the population grew more than tenfold over...
Moscow is the maist populous ceety on the continent o Europe an the seivent lairgest ceety proper in the warld, a megaceety. The population o Moscow (as o 1 Januar 2010) is 10,563,038. Moscow is situatit on the Moskva River in the Central Federal Destrict o European Roushie.