Write a dictation for the top five: the 5555th platform of the RGS action is registered

The 5555th venue for the international educational campaign of the Russian Geographical Society “Geographical dictation” was registered. Last week, it was the site of JSC “National System of Payment Cards” (NSPK) – the operator of the payment system “Mir”. Here, 300 people will be able to answer the dictation questions remotely.

The geographical dictation of the Russian Geographical Society will be held on October 30, 2022 for the eighth time. The action is educational in nature and is aimed primarily at popularizing the geography, natural and cultural heritage of Russia. Nevertheless, each of its participants is traditionally determined to earn the highest score with their knowledge. This time, the Russian Geographical Society will support such an aspiration for the first time: all participants of the action who answer questions on face-to-face and remote platforms on October 30 will receive gifts from the partner of the Russian Geographical Society. Special prizes await the excellent students of the dictation.

NSPK participates in the international action of the Russian Geographical Society for the sixth time. The company also actively supports other projects of the Russian Geographical Society. In particular, with the support of the Mir payment system, portalwhich allows you to take a fascinating virtual tour of the Konstantinovskaya battery in Sevastopol – one of the headquarters of the Russian Geographical Society.

Geographical dictation has been held annually since 2015. Its participants anonymously answer questions about the geography of Russia. Over the entire history of the educational campaign of the Russian Geographical Society, more than 2.4 million people took part in it. Since 2017, a large-scale event has become international for the first time. By 2021, 122 countries have joined the campaign throughout its history. Geodictation is written on all continents. In 2021, his questions were also answered at two Russian stations in Antarctica — Progress and Mirny. In 2018, a large-scale action of the Russian Geographical Society conquered space – since then it has been held annually on board the International Space Station.

Any Russian and foreign institutions can conduct Geodictation within their walls: schools, universities, libraries, museums, national parks, nature reserves and other organizations. Site registration continues on the website You can apply for the RGS action until October 21, 2022 inclusive.

To date, the number of sites of the Geographical Dictation of the Russian Geographical Society that have been registered is approaching 6 thousand. Applications have been received from 87 Russian regions. In addition, 171 foreign platforms in 81 countries have been registered so far. Selections of the brightest venues are regularly published on promotion website.

Geographical dictation can also be written on the Internet. The action in a remote format starts on the website on the same day as on the face-to-face sites.

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