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Ilẹ̀ ọbalúayé Rọ́ṣíà

(Àtúnjúwe láti Russian Empire)

Russian Empire

Российская Империя (ruCyrl)
Rossiyskaya Imperiya (translit)
The Russian Empire

1721–1917
Flag of Russian Empire 1883-1917 Coat of Arms
Motto
Съ нами Богъ!
(God is with us!)
Anthem
"God Save The Tsar!"
The Russian Empire in 1866 [1]
Capital Saint Petersburg (1721–28)
Moscow (1728–30)
Saint Petersburg/Petrograd (1730–1918)
Language(s) Official: Russian
Recognised regional languages: Finnish, Swedish, Polish
Second language: French
Religion State Church: Russian Orthodox
Minorities:Catholics, Protestants, Jews, Old Believers, Muslims, Buddhists
Government Absolute Monarchy
Emperor
 - 1721–1725 Peter I
 - 1894–1917 Nicholas II
Legislature State Duma
History
 - Accession of Peter I May 7, 1682 NS,
April 27, 1682 OS¹
 - Empire proclaimed October 22, 1721 NS,
October 11, 1721 OS
 - Decembrist revolt December 26, 1825 NS,
December 14, 1825 OS
 - Abolition of feudalism March 3, 1861 NS,
February 19, 1861 OS
 - Revolution of 1905 January–December 1905
 - Constitution April 23, 1906
 - February Revolution March 15, 1917 NS,
March 2, 1917 OS
 - October Revolution November 7, 1917 NS,
October 25, 1917 OS
Area
 - 1916 21,799,825 km2 (8,416,959 sq mi)
Population
 - 1916 est. 181,537,800 
     Density 8.3 /km2  (21.6 /sq mi)
Currency Ruble
1: Russia continued to use the Julian calendar until after the collapse of the empire; see Old Style and New Style dates.
The "coat of arms flag", the official flag of the Russian Empire from 1858 to 1883
The Romanov double-headed eagle was the Emperor's standard, used as the flag of the Empire before 1858
The capital of Imperial Russia was Saint Petersburg.


ItokasiÀtúnṣe

  1. After 1866, Alaska was sold and South Sakhalin lost to Japan, but Batum, Kars, Pamir, and the Transcaspian region (Turkmenistan) were acquired.