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Russia Elevation Map

Russia has diverse topography and varied elevation levels.


The country is characterized by vast and expansive terrain featuring low-lying grasslands, countless rolling hills, and numerous scattered mountains.


Geologic upheavals and tectonic activity have shaped the country's topography over the years, with notable features such as the Ural Mountains, Lake Baikal, and the Caucasus Mountains.

The elevation map of Russia, along with its varied climate, has a significant impact on the country's national infrastructure and population centers.

Highest point

Russia's highest point is Mount Elbrus, which stands at 5,642 meters (18,510 feet) above sea level. This mountain is located in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia.

Lowest point

Russia's lowest point is the Caspian Sea which stands at -28 meters (-92 feet) below sea level. This body of water is located on Russia's southwestern border with Kazakhstan.

Similar landscape

When compared to neighboring countries, Russia is unique due to its vast size and stretch of diverse terrain. The country is one of the largest in the world and features significant mountain ranges, expansive grasslands, and numerous river networks.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Russia and their elevation above sea level.