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About USSR (former)

    Where is USSR (former)?

    Flag of USSR (former) North Asia bordering the Arctic Ocean, extending from Europe (the portion west of the Urals) to the North Pacific Ocean

    Capital: Moscow Coordinates: 55° 45" North, 37° 36" East
    Map of USSR (former)

    What is the USSR (former) weather like?

    Ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia; subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north; winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia; summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast

    Traveling to USSR (former)

    Traveling by air

    There are 1,218 airports in USSR (former), 594 of which are paved.

    There are 49 heliports in USSR (former).

    Traveling by car

    There are 1,283,387 Km of highways in USSR (former).

    Traveling by water

    There are 102,000 Km of waterways in USSR (former).

    The most important ports and harbours are in major seaport(s): Kaliningrad, Nakhodka, Novorossiysk, Primorsk, Vostochnyy

    river port(s): Saint Petersburg (Neva River)

    oil terminal(s): Kavkaz oil terminal

    container port(s) (TEUs): Saint Petersburg (2,365,174)

    LNG terminal(s) (export): Sakhalin Island.

    Traveling by train

    There are 87,157 Km of railways in USSR (former).