The Republic of Karelia is located in North-West Russia.
Most of the territory of Karelia is a hilly plain with strongly pronounced traces of glacier activity. Rock firmament on the earth's surface still retains traces of ancient mountains. About half of the Republic is covered with forest (main species are pine and spruce), a quarter of the territory is water surface. In Karelia more than 60 thousand lakes and 27 thousand rivers.
Siberia is a huge territory occupying the Northern part of Asia. Also Siberia occupies about 60 percent of Russia's territory, which is about 10 million square kilometers. The whole vast territory of Siberia lies in three climatic zones: Arctic, subarctic and temperate. All of Siberia is divided into two main parts: Western Siberia and Eastern Siberia.
Yakutia occupies a large part of the basin of the Lena, Anabar, Olenek, Indigirka, and Kolyma. Its climate is sharply continental, with considerable territory lies beyond the Arctic circle. In Yakutia, the biggest in Russia annual temperature differential: down to -60 °C (-76 °F) in winter, in summer up to +30-35 °C (86-95 °F). Hot weather is short-lived, mostly at the end of July. Summer short – 2.5 months. The winters with little snow, and few irregular rainfall in summer.
Russian Federation is the biggest country in the world. It has wide variety of relief and weather conditions: vast plains and peaky mountains, climate from polar to subtropical. It occupies significant slice of the Eurasia Continent and is slightly smaller than whole South America with all its countries.
Russia has the biggest territory in world. It occupies third part of the Eurasia Continent 23% of territory in Eastern Europe and 76% in northern part of Asia. There is wide range of weather conditions and relief in Russia. In general 70% of countries territory is plain, while southern and eastern regions are mountainous.