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Moscow Kremlin

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Moscow Kremlin
Native name
Russian: Моско́вский Кремль
View of the Kremlin from Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge
View of the Kremlin from Bolshoy Kamenny Bridge
Location Moscow, Russia
Area 27.7 hectares (0.277 km2)
Built 1482–1495
Official name: Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
Type Cultural
Criteria i, ii, iv, vi
Designated 1990 (14th session)
Reference No. 545
State Party Russia
Region Eastern Europe

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

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

Coordinates: 55°45′6″N 37°37′4″E / 55.75167°N 37.61778°E / 55.75167; 37.61778