Kazan (Roushie: Каза́нь; Tatar: Казан, Qazan) is the caipital ceity o the Republic o Tatarstan, Roushie. Wi a population o 1,105,000 (2002), it is the saxth lairgest ceity o Roushie. Kazan lies at the confluence o the Volga an Kazanka Rivers in European Roushie. In April 2009, the Roushie Patent Office grantit Kazan the richt tae brand itsel as the "Third Caipital" o Roushie. In 2009 it wis chosen as the "sports caipital o Roushie".[12] The Kazan Kremlin is a Warld Heritage Steid.


Ceity o republic significance[1]
Ither transcription(s)
 • TatarКазан
Various places in Kazan
Various places in Kazan
Banner o Kazan
Coat of airms o Kazan
Coat airms
Location o Kazan
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Coordinates: 55°47′N 49°10′E / 55.783°N 49.167°E / 55.783; 49.167Coordinates: 55°47′N 49°10′E / 55.783°N 49.167°E / 55.783; 49.167
Federal subjectTatarstan[1]
Foondit1005[2] (see text)
 • BodiCeity Duma[3]
 • Mayor[4]Ilsur Metshin[4]
 • Total425.3 km2 (164.2 sq mi)
60 m (200 ft)
 • Total1,143,535
 • Estimate 
1,243,500 (+8.7%)
 • Rank8t in 2010
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
 • Subordinatit taeceity o republic significance o Kazan[1]
 • Caipital oRepublic o Tatarstan
 • Caipital oceity o republic significance o Kazan[1]
 • Urban okrugKazan Urban Okrug[7]
 • Caipital oKazan Urban Okrug[7]
Time zoneUTC+3 (Moscow Time Edit this on Wikidata[8])
Postal code(s)[9]
Dialin code(s)+7 843[10]
Ceity DayAugust 30[11]
Twin tounsJūrmala, Antalya, Jeddah, Istanbul, Braunschweig, College Station, Hyderabad, Urbino, Astana, Astrakhan, Krasnoyarsk, Chelyabinsk, VeronaEdit this on Wikidata
OKTMO ID92701000001

Internaitional relationsEedit


Twa consulates general are foond in Kazan.[13]

An aa, there is   Italian Visa Center in Kazan.[14]

Twin touns — Sister ceitiesEedit

Kazan is twinned wi:

Internaitional organisations membershipEedit

Kazan haes an Alliance française centre.

Kazan haes an American Corner.[1] Archived 2012-07-07 at Archive.today


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  3. Official website of Kazan. Kazan City Duma (in Roushie)
  4. a b Official website of the Mayor of Kazan Archived 2011-09-03 at the Wayback Machine (in Roushie)
  5. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census] (in Roushie). Federal State Stateestics Service.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  6. http://tatstat.gks.ru/wps/wcm/connect/rosstat_ts/tatstat/resources/653e220044e2e011afb9afde4cdebdf4/%D0%9C%D0%9E%D1%87%D0%B8%D1%81%D0%BB2018.pdf.
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  8. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Roushie). 3 Juin 2011. Retrieved 19 Januar 2019.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  9. Kazan Russia — a thousand-year Russian city
  10. Current local time in Kazan
  11. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 8 December 2009. Retrieved 19 December 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  12. Komsomolskaya Pravda: Kazan - sports capital of Russia 14.12.2009
  13. "Offices in Kazan". Archived frae the original on 24 September 2006. Retrieved 17 Februar 2011.
  14. Visa Management Service. Filiali
  15. "Visiting card of Kazan city (in Russian)". Archived frae the original on 13 December 2013. Retrieved 17 Februar 2011.
  16. "Russia's Kazan becomes Algeria's Tlemcen twin city". english.ruvr.ru. Archived frae the original on 18 November 2010.