Kazan

Kazan is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. There is about 1,2 million inhabitants, which belong to 115 nationalities. About half of the population belongs to Tatars. Russians are the second largest population group. Russian and Tatar are the two official languages of the region with completely equal status. In Tatarstan there is over one thousand registered religious organizations. In the city of Kazan it is possible to find mosques, Orthodox, Catholic churches and other religious buildings and centers.

Besides religious diversity Kazan is also very remarkable city from any other cultural, economic, political, scientific or educational point of view. The Old Town, The Kazan Kremlin was named as a World Heritage Site in 2000. The city is also famous for numerous world level sports meetings and world championship happenings.

As one kind of mix of Oriental and Russian cultures the city is famous tourist city. On these days over two million tourists visit Kazan yearly. Here are some pictures from one of them.

 

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