|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.