What were the major cities in Russia in the 19th century?
St. Petersburg was the largest city in the Russian Empire with a population of 1,260,000. Other large cities included Moscow (1,040,000), Warsaw (680,000), Odessa (400,000), Lodz (310,000), Riga (280,000) and Kiev (250,000). Most of the people living in the Russian Empire were members of the Russian Orthodox Church.
Which areas were included in the Russian Empire in 1914?
In 1914 the Russia Empire included Poland, Finland and large parts of Transcaucasia. The majority of the 166 million population were Slavs but as well as Jews and Turks there were dozens of other nationalities.
What are the major towns in Russia?
Here are the 10 most populated cities in Russia.
- Moscow – 12,678,080. Moscow Kremlin and St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow, Russia.
- St. Petersburg – 5,398,080.
- Novosibirsk – 1,625,310. Novosibirsk, Russia.
- Yekaterinburg – 1,494,750.
- Kazan – 1,257,390.
- Nizhny Novgorod – 1,252,240.
- Chelyabinsk – 1,196,680.
- Samara – 1,156,660.
What was Russia like in the 1900s?
In the early 1900s, Russia was one of the most impoverished countries in Europe with an enormous peasantry and a growing minority of poor industrial workers. Much of Western Europe viewed Russia as an undeveloped, backwards society.
What was Russia called in 1914?
|Russian Empire Россійская Имперія Российская Империя Rossiyskaya Imperiya|
|Russian Empire in 1914 Territories ceded before 1914 Protectorates or occupied territories|
|Capital||Saint Petersburg (1721–1728; 1730–1917) Moscow (1728–1730)|
|Largest city||Saint Petersburg|
Who was Russian empire in 1914?
Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar Nicholas II ruled the Russian empire in 1914 as an absolute monarch.