Federal cities of Russia
In the Russian Federation, a city of federal importance (Russian: город федерального значения, romanized: gorod federalnogo znacheniya), also known as a federal city, is a city[wp] that has a status of both an inhabited locality and a constituent federal subject[wp]. The Russian Federation has three federal cities: Moscow[wp], Saint Petersburg[wp] and Sevastopol.
Moscow and Saint Petersburg are the largest cities[wp] in the country: Moscow is the national capital[wp] and Saint Petersburg is a former Russian capital and an important port city by the Baltic Sea[wp]. Currently, Sevastopol houses the Sevastopol Naval Base[wp], the main port of the Russian Black Sea Fleet[wp].
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- Chapter 3. The Federal Structure - The Constitution of the Russian Federation, www.constitution.ru
- Конституция Российской Федерации
- Gritsai, Olga; van der Wusten, Herman (2000). "Moscow and St. Petersburg, a sequence of capitals, a tale of two cities". GeoJournal. 51 (1/2): 33–45. doi:10.1023/A:1010849220006. JSTOR 41147495. S2CID 154264277