Catholic Church


Russian Federation (Russia)


Also known as: Russland (Deutsch), Rusia (español), la Russie (français), Russia (Italiano, latine), Rosja (polski), Rússia (Português), Россия (русский язык), 俄羅斯 (正體中文), ロシア (日本語)

Formerly: Soviet Union

Continents: East Europe, South and East Asia, Central and Southwest Asia

Capital: Moscow

Area: 16,377,742 km²

Population: 142,257,519

Patron Saints: St. Andrew, St. Nicholas of Myra

Religions: Russian Orthodox 15-20%, Muslim 10-15%, other Christian 2%

Languages: Russian (official) 85.7%, Tatar 3.2%, Chechen 1%, others 10.1%

Ethnic Groups: Russian 77.7%, Tatar 3.7%, Ukrainian 1.4%, Bashkir 1.1%, Chuvash 1%, Chechen 1%, other 10.2%, unspecified 3.9%

Motto: С нами Бог (Russian) (God is with us)

Neighbouring Countries: Ukraine Ukraine, ← Belarus Belarus, ← Latvia Latvia, ← Estonia Estonia, ↖ Finland Finland, → USA USA, ↘ China China, ↘ Japan Japan, ↘ North Korea North Korea, ↓ Mongolia Mongolia, ↓ Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, ↓ Georgia Georgia

Circumscriptions (7): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (3), Apostolic Exarchates (1), Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Prefectures (1)

Roman Rite (5): Mother of God at Moscow, Saint Clement at Saratov, Saint Joseph at Irkutsk, Transfiguration at Novosibirsk, Yuzhno Sakhalinsk

Armenian Church (1): East Europe

Russian Church (1): Russia

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Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (7), Basilicas Basilicas (1)

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Apostolic Nunciature: Russian Federation Archbishop Celestino Migliore (67)

Conference of Bishops: Conferenza dei Vescovi Cattolici della Federazione Russa (C.V.C.F.R.) Link Bishop Clemens Pickel (57)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consilium Conferentiarum Episcopalium Europæ (C.C.E.E.) Link Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco (76)

as of 2019.08.01

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