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Rusia europea
The European part of Russia

Russia is a country that is both in Europe and in Asia. Looking at the geography, about twenty-five percent of the surface is in Europe, and seventy-five percent is in Asia. Looking at the population, about 110 million of the 144 million people, or 77%, live in the European part. The European part makes up 38 % of the surface of Europe. In the European part of Russia, there are 27.5 people per square kilometer. The Asian part has 22 % of the population, which means there are 2.5 people per square kilometer.

The two biggest cities, Moscow and Saint Petersburg are in the European part.

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