Moscow city profile
|Area City:||2,511 km2 (970 sq mi)|
|Airports:||Sheremetyevo International Airport, Domodedovo International Airport, Vnukovo International Airport , Zhukovsky International Airport, Ostafyevo International Airport.|
Moscow is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre of Russia and Eastern Europe, as well as the largest city entirely on the European continent. is the capital and most populous city of Russia.
Moscow is the seat of power of the Government of Russia, being the site of the Moscow Kremlin, a medieval city-fortress that is today the residence for work of the President of Russia.
Luzhniki Stadium profile
The stadium is located in Khamovniki District of the Central Administrative Okrug of Moscow city, south-west of the city center. Its total seating capacity is 81,000 seats, all covered (upgraded). The name Luzhniki derives from the flood meadows in the bend of Moskva River where the stadium was built, translating roughly as "The Meadows".
Today it is mainly used as one of the home grounds of the Russian national football team. It is one of the few major European stadia to use an artificial pitch, having installed a FIFA-approved FieldTurf pitch in 2002.
Otkrytiye Arena profile (Spartak Stadium)
The venue is used mostly for football matches, hosting the home matches of the Russian national team. The stadium is designed with a capacity of 45,360 people and officially opened on 5 September 2014.