Moscow the largest city entirely on the European continent is a major political, economic, cultural, and scientific centre of Russia and Eastern Europe. It stands on the Moscow River, a tributary of the Oka and thus of the Volga, in the centre of the vast plain of European Russia. The city lies in the northwest corner of the highly developed and densely populated part of Russia. Moscow is situated in the broad, extremely shallow valley of the Moscow River and its tributaries.
Even though the city of Moscow is fully equipped with the health services, much of Moscow’s elite prefers private health care facilities or travels abroad for medical treatment. Hundreds of clinics in the city of Moscow offer medical, dental, and maternity services. Specialty hospitals and Medical research institutions also provide Medical care. Perhaps the most prominent of the city’s hospitals is the Botkinskaya, founded in 1911.
The city consists of a transportation system that includes 4 international airports,9 railway terminals, numerous trams, a monorail system and the Moscow Metro which is one of the deepest underground rapid transit systems in the world, the fourth-largest in the world and largest outside Asia in terms of passenger numbers, and the busiest in Europe. Due to the rich architecture of its 200 stations it is recognized as one of the city's landmarks.
Moscow has the world- renowned Architecture. In the middle of 12th Century the first Kremlin was built. Italian architects built the towers and some of the churches of the kremlin.
Moscow’s economy is one among the largest municipal economies of Russia, which accounts Russia’s one-fifth GDP. Among all Russian federal subjects Moscow has the lowest unemployment rate.