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Russian Federation     [89]
(Independent )
LAND AREA: 17075400 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 147739000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 9 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 1%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 19%
  URBAN POP: 76% (1994), versus 54% (1960), Annual Growth: 0.3%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 65.7 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 98.7%
  INFANT MORTALITY: 18 per/1000 (1995)
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.792
ECONOMY
  GNP: US$393.0 billion
  GDP/Capita: $7400  GDP/Capita PPP: $4828
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 763500,000 ha, 45.2% of land area, 5.2 ha/capita
  ARABLE LAND: 7.6% of land area
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  INTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES: 30.6,000 cu.m/cap/year
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

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Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Russian Federation
Aleksandry, Zemlya (Russian Federation)
Arakamchechen (Russian Federation)
Artura (Russian Federation)
Atlasova (Russian Federation Kurilskye)
Ayon (Russian Federation)
Bel'kovskiy (Russian Federation)
Belyy (Russian Federation)
Bennetta (Russian Federation)
Beringa (Russian Federation)
Bol. Begichev (Russian Federation)
Bol. Lyakhovskiy (Russian Federation)
Bol. Shantar (Russian Federation)
Bolshevik (Russian Federation)
Bolysoy (Russian Federation)
Bryusa (Russian Federation)
Champ (Russian Federation)
Dzheksona (Russian Federation)
Feklistova (Russian Federation)
Gallya (Russian Federation)
Georga, Zemlya (Russian Federation)
Greem Bell (Russian Federation)
Grili (Russian Federation)
Gukera (Russian Federation)
Isachenko (Russian Federation)
Iturup (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
Karaginskiy (Russian Federation)
Karla-Aleksandra (Russian Federation)
Kheysa (Russian Federation)
Kolguyev (Russian Federation)
Kolosovych (Russian Federation)
Komsomolets (Russian Federation)
Kotel'nyy (Russian Federation)
Kruglyi (Russian Federation)
Kunashir (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
La-Rons'yer (Russian Federation)
Luidzhi (Russian Federation)
Mak-Klintoka (Russian Federation)
Mal. Lyakhovskiy (Russian Federation)
Mal. Taymyr (Russian Federation)
Mednyy (Russian Federation)
Nansena (Russian Federation)
Neupokoyeva (Russian Federation)
Nordbruk (Russian Federation)
Novaya Sibir (Russian Federation)
Novaya Zemlya North (Russian Federation)
Novaya Zemlya South (Russian Federation)
Oktyabr'skoy Revolyutsii (Russian Federation)
Oleniy (Russian Federation)
Oleniy (Russian Federation)
Onekotan (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
Paramushir (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
Payera (Russian Federation)
Pestsovyy (Russian Federation)
Pioner (Russian Federation)
Ratmanova, Ostrov (Russian Federation)
Raynera (Russian Federation)
Rudol'fa (Russian Federation)
Russkiy (Russian Federation)
Sakhalin (Russian Federation - Sakhalin)
Sal'm (Russian Federation)
Severnyi (Russian Federation)
Shmidta (Russian Federation)
Shokal'skogo (Russian Federation)
Shumshu (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
Sibiryakova (Russian Federation)
Simushir (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
Solsberi (Russian Federation)
Stolbovoy (Russian Federation)
Taymyr (Russian Federation)
Troynoy (Russian Federation)
Tsiglera (Russian Federation)
Urup (Russian Federation - Kurilskye)
Ushakova (Russian Federation)
Vaygach (Russian Federation)
Vil'cheka, Zemlya (Russian Federation)
Vil'kitskogo (Russian Federation)
Viner-Noyshtadt (Russian Federation)
Vize (Russian Federation)
Vost. Kamennyy (Russian Federation)
Vrangelya (Russian Federation)
Yeva-Liv (Russian Federation)
Zavyalova (Russian Federation)
Zhokhova (Russian Federation)


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