Moscow Kremlin

fortified complex in Moscow, Russia

The Moscow Kremlin, usually just called the Kremlin, is a fortress in the center of Moscow, where most of the Russian government works. It is on the left bank of the Moskva River and southwest of Red Square.

Moscow Kremlin
Native name
Russian: Моско́вский Кремль
Moscow Kremlin is located in Central Moscow
Moscow Kremlin
Location in Central Moscow
LocationMoscow, Russia
Coordinates55°45′6″N 37°37′4″E / 55.75167°N 37.61778°E / 55.75167; 37.61778
Area27.7 hectares (0.277 km2)
Official name: Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
Criteriai, ii, iv, vi
Designated1990 (14th session)
Reference no.545
State PartyRussia
RegionEastern Europe

It is where the President of Russia works and may live. The term "the Kremlin" is often used to mean the Russian government.

The Kremlin and Red Square are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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