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Favorite thing: Population: 147,305,569 (July 1997 est.)
Population growth rate: -0.29% (1997 est.)
Birth rate: 9.52 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)
Death rate: 14.84 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.44 male(s)/female
Infant mortality rate: 23.5 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)
Total fertility rate: 1.35 children born/woman (1997 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 64.81 years
male: 58.39 years
female: 71.56 years (1997 est.)
Literacy: definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 98%
male: 100%
female: 97% (1989 est.)
Religions: Russian Orthodox, Muslim, other
Nationality: noun: Russian(s)
adjective: Russian
Languages: Russian, other
Government
Country name: conventional long form: Russian Federation
conventional short form: Russia
Data code: RS
Government type: federation
National capital: Moscow
Independence: 24 August 1991 (from Soviet Union)
National holiday: Independence Day, June 12 (1990)
Legal system: based on civil law system; judicial review of legislative acts
Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal
Judicial branch: Constitutional Court, judges are appointed by the Federation Council on recommendation of the president; Supreme Court, judges are appointed by the Federation Council on recommendation of the president; Superior Court of Arbitration, judges are appointed by the Federation Council on recommendation of the president
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of white (top), blue, and red Economy

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