How Many Time Zones Does Russia Have and How Much of the World’s Fresh Water Is In Russia?

Russia spreads out over such a large area that it covers 11 time zones.

The Continental United States, in comparison, has 4 time zones.

Russia extends across the whole of northern Asia and 40% of Europe, and has a wide range of climates and landscapes.

how many time zones does russia have and how much of the worlds fresh water is in russia

It has the largest forest reserves in the world and its lakes contain about one-quarter of the world’s fresh water.

Throughout Russia there are only two distinct seasons, winter and summer.

A wide range of temperatures is typical, and spring and autumn is characterized by brief periods of change between extremely low and extremely high temperatures.

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