Moscow is the capital city and the most populous federal subject of Russia. The city is a major political economic cultural and scientific center in Russia and in Eurasia. According to Forbes 2012 Moscow has the second largest community of billionaires in the world. Moscow is the northernmost megacity on Earth the most populous city in Europe and the 6th largest city proper in the world. It is the largest city in Russia with a population according to the 2010 Census of 11 503 501.