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“Geographical dictation – 2022” was held at the Headquarters of the Russian Geographical Society in Moscow

On October 30, the eighth Geographical Dictation was held at the Moscow Headquarters of the Russian Geographical Society. The slogan of the dictation is: “My land. My country. My discoveries.”

In the RGS Media Studio, the questions of the international educational campaign were answered by the First Vice-President of the Russian Geographical Society Nikolai Kasimov, a member of the RGS Media Council Nikolai Drozdov, famous Russian scientists, participants in the television intellectual games “Own Game” and “What? Where? When?”, Winners of thematic blitz contests “Write your own question for the Geographical Dictation” and the international competition of the same name 2022.

In his welcoming speech, the Vice-President of the Russian Geographical Society Nikolay Kasimov recalled that in seven years the Geographical Dictation was written by about 2.5 million people in 122 countries.

Speaking about the role of geography and the dictation itself, he noted:

Back to top In the 21st century, quite a lot has been discovered on Earth and in our country. What can be seen with one’s own eyes is open, but modern geography is primarily the study of processes and phenomena. Given the scale of Russia, it is not sufficiently measured, and geography in all its diversity will become an assistant in this. We need to know everything in order to keep moving forward.

For the first time, the tasks for 2022 included questions from the winners of blitz contests focused on the main theme of 2022 — the Year of the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Russia.

According to one of the winners of the blitz contest, Arina Dodilnaya from the Republic of Adygea, participation in the contest gives you the opportunity to become part of a large project and tell about your homeland:

— The Republic of Adygea has a rich history, culture and nature, but it is not very popular. By offering my question about the republic, I wanted to draw attention to it and get people interested in studying it.

At the end of the dictation, the ceremony of awarding the winners of thematic blitz competitions and the international competition of questions in 2022 took place. Among the recipients are schoolchildren, students, journalists, engineers and teachers of geography.

The awards were presented by the guests of honor of the action – a connoisseur of the game “What? Where? When?” Dmitry Avdeenko and Anatoly Wasserman, a participant in the game “Own Game”.

The winners of the competitions received personal certificates, gift certificates that allow them to pay for any tour in Russia, individually selected by order of the Russian Geographical Society and a gift set from the Russian Geographical Society.

Also, via videoconference, the winner of the international competition “Come up with a slogan for a Geographical dictation” Alexandra Sapozhnikova from the city of Turinsk, Sverdlovsk region, joined the dictation. She will be sent a watch, a personal certificate and a gift set from the Russian Geographical Society.

The results of the Geographic Dictation, written in person and online on October 30, will be known after November 30. In order to find out the number of points received, you will need an identification number or a QR code on the note form.

From 14:00 on October 30 to 14:00 on November 10, Moscow time, it will be possible to write an online version of the dictation on the website: dic.rgo.ru. You can go through it at any time an unlimited number of times. Registration is not required for this, and the result is known immediately after passing.

In his welcoming speech, the Vice-President of the Russian Geographical Society Nikolay Kasimov recalled that in seven years the Geographical Dictation was written by about 2.5 million people in 122 countries.

Speaking about the role of geography and the dictation itself, he noted:

By the beginning of the 21st century, quite a lot has been discovered on Earth and in our country. What can be seen with one’s own eyes is open, but modern geography is primarily the study of processes and phenomena. Given the scale of Russia, it is not sufficiently measured, and geography in all its diversity will become an assistant in this. We need to know everything in order to keep moving forward.”

For the first time, the tasks for 2022 included questions from the winners of blitz contests focused on the main theme of 2022 — the Year of the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Russia.

According to one of the winners of the blitz competition, Arina Dodilnaya from the Republic of Adygea, participation in the competition makes it possible to become part of a large project and tell about her homeland: “The Republic of Adygea has a rich history, culture and nature, but it is not very popular. Offering my question about the republic, I I wanted to draw attention to it and get people interested in studying it.”

At the end of the dictation, the ceremony of awarding the winners of thematic blitz competitions and the international competition of questions in 2022 took place. Among the recipients are schoolchildren, students, journalists, engineers and teachers of geography.

The awards were presented by the guests of honor of the action – a connoisseur of the game “What? Where? When?” Dmitry Avdeenko and Anatoly Wasserman, a participant in the game “Own Game”.

The winners of the competitions received personal certificates, gift certificates that allow them to pay for any tour in Russia, individually selected by order of the Russian Geographical Society and a gift set from the Russian Geographical Society.

Also, via videoconference, the winner of the international competition “Come up with a slogan for a Geographical dictation” Alexandra Sapozhnikova from the city of Turinsk, Sverdlovsk region, joined the dictation. She will be sent a watch, a personal certificate and a gift set from the Russian Geographical Society.

The results of the Geographic Dictation, written in person and online on October 30, will be known after November 30. In order to find out the number of points received, you will need an identification number or a QR code on the note form.

From 14:00 on October 30 to 14:00 on November 10, Moscow time, it will be possible to write an online version of the dictation on the website dictant.rgo.ru. You can go through it at any time an unlimited number of times. Registration is not required for this, and the result is known immediately after passing.

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