We all know well that Russia is the biggest country on the planet. It has international borders with 18 states including two partially recognized ones. It is washed by the waters of 12 seas of 3 oceans. Its total area is 17075400 square kilometres. These are the well-known facts. But, have you ever seen how the extreme points of Russian Federation look like?
Northernmost point of Russia: Cape Fligely, Franz Josef Land
An uninhabited archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean, constituting the northernmost part of Arkhangelsk Oblast.
Northernmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Chelyuskin
Located at the tip of the Taymyr Peninsula, south of Severnaya Zemlya archipelago, in Krasnoyarsk Krai.
Easternmost point of Russia: Big Diomede Island
Also known in Russia as Ratmanov Island (a part of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug).
Easternmost mainland point of Russia: Cape Dezhnev
Also located in Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Westernmost point of Russia: Narmeln, Vistula Spit
Situated in Kaliningrad Oblast.
Southernmost point of Russia: Mount Bazardyuzyu
A mountain peak in the Republic of Dagestan, Greater Caucasus.