Kazan city today
Kazan State University
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Kazan city history
Tatars - the people of Kazan city
Kazan - famous Russian city, founded in 1005 - is standing for thousand of years at the confluence of the Kazanka river and the Volga river. The territory of Kazan Russia is the region of beautiful lakes and forests.
The Russian city Kazan belongs to the most weighty manufacturing and cultural cities of Russia. Kazan city history is closely connected with the history of civilisations of East and West. Kazan Russia is standing like the Eternal City of Rome on seven hills.
The proud people of Kazan city are the Kazan Tatars. Kazan city is the capital of Tatarstan republic (the administrative region of Russian Federation). Tatarstan republic is situated in the heart of Russia about 800 km east from Moscow city.
Tatars the people of Kazan city have their own language, culture, traditions and festivals. Kazan people have their own faith. But is should be mentioned that Tatars people past has been and remains closely connected with the history of Russia in sometimes dramatic and sometimes fateful way.
Kazan Russia population - 1,105,300 (2007).
Kazan Russia land area - 425.2 sq. km.
Kazan Russia calling code - +7-843.
Kazan Russia postal code - 420xxx.
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