Location map
author: OCHA/ ReliefWeb

- Northern Asia (the area west of the Urals is considered part of Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean.
- Neighbours: Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, China, North Korea.

- ranges from steppes in the south through humid continental in much of European Russia;
- subarctic in Siberia to tundra climate in the polar north;
- winters vary from cool along Black Sea coast to frigid in Siberia;
- summers vary from warm in the steppes to cool along Arctic coast.

Natural hazards:
- permafrost over much of Siberia is a major impediment to development;
- volcanic activity in the Kuril Islands;
- volcanoes and earthquakes on the Kamchatka Peninsula;
- spring floods and summer/autumn forest fires throughout Siberia and parts of European Russia.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Pop. density*:8.4people/km2
GDP*:1,286.1EUR billion

Currency: Ruble
Code: RUB
Since: 1998

Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
Overall Property*:24%




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STATISTICS: RUSSIA, 1H2020: Generated GWP remained almost unchanged y-o-y in local currency

In the second quarter, the decline in economic activity due to the pandemic led to a decrease both in GWP and paid claims, mainly because of reduction of insured events. In general, at the end of 1H2020, total market GWP amounted to RUB 739 billion (~EUR 9.39 billion*) , and remained almost at the level of 1H2019 (-0.03%), according to the data, published by the Central Bank of Russia.