Moscow is a city in northern Idaho situated along the state border with Washington. The county seat and largest city of Latah County, Moscow is the home of the University of Idaho, the state's land-grant institution and primary research university.
It is the principal city in the Moscow, Idaho Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Latah County. The city contains over 60% of the county's population, and while the university is Moscow's dominant employer, the city also serves as an agricultural and commercial hub for the Palouse region. Two major highways serve the city, passing through the city centre: US-95 (north-south) and ID-8 (east-west). The Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport, four miles west (6 km), provides limited commercial air service. Amtrak passenger train service is available in Spokane, and there is a bus station in downtown Moscow. Bus service is to Spokane northbound and Boise southbound through Northwestern Trailways. Wheatland Express also provides service to Spokane.
Moscow has one sister city: Villa Carlos Fonseca, Nicaragua.
Moscow has a population of over 23,800 people. Moscow also forms part of the wider Moscow Micropolitan Statistical Area which has a population of over 41,119 people.