|Area (sq mi)||970 sq mi|
|Population density (/sq mi)||11,865.4|
|Current mayor||Sergey Sobyanin|
|Co-ordinates||55.7° N., 37.5° E.|
Moscow was first mentioned in 1147 when "the prince of Rostov and Suzdal Yuri Dolgorukiy (Long Arms) invited his ally Svyatoslav the prince of Novgorod Severskiy to visit him in Moscow." The first Saturday of September is celebrated as the Founding Day.
- (1922) World Almanac and Book of Facts for 1923, series: World Almanac and Book of Facts (in English). New York: Press Pub Co. (The New York World), 63. Rounded down toward zero.
- The History of Moscow, Walter Comins-Richmond
- Moscow's Population Passes 10 Million