Kazan

Kazan; Tatar: Казан IPA: , is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan in . The city lies at the confluence of the Volga and the Kazanka rivers, covering an area of 425.3 square kilometres, with a population of over 1.2 million residents, up to roughly 1.6 million residents in the urban agglomeration.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
The is the chief historic citadel of , situated in the city of Kazan. Photo: Fendes, CC BY-SA 4.0.

University
is a public research university located in Kazan, . Photo: Untifler, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
Söyembikä Tower, also called the Khan's , is probably the most familiar landmark and architectural symbol of Kazan.Once the highest structure of , it used to be one of the so-called leaning towers. Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Mosque
The located in , was reputed to be – at the time of its construction – one of the largest mosques in , and in outside of . Photo: A.Savin, FAL.

Kazan

Latitude
55.7824° or 55° 46' 56.5" north
Longitude
49.1242° or 49° 7' 27.2" east
Open Location Code
9H7FQ4JF+WM
Population
1,250,000
IATA airport code
KZN
United Nations Location Codes
RU KAZ and RU KZN
Elevation
61 metres (200 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27504067
Geo­Names ID
551487
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kazan
  • Albanian: Kazani
  • Amharic: ካዛን
  • Arabic: Kazan
  • Arabic: قازان
  • Arabic: كازان
  • Armenian: Կազան
  • Asturian: Kazán
  • Avaric: Kazan
  • Avaric: Къазан
  • Azerbaijani: Kazan
  • Bashkir: Ҡазан
  • Bashkir: Ҡазан ҡалаһы
  • Bashkir: Ҡаҙан
  • Basque: Kazan
  • Belarusian: Казань
  • Bengali: কাজান
  • Bengali: কাযান
  • Bosnian: Kazanj
  • Breton: Kazan
  • Breton: Qazan
  • Bulgarian: Казан
  • Burmese: ကာဇန်မြို့
  • Catalan: Kazan
  • Cebuano: Kazan
  • Central Kurdish: کازان
  • Chechen: Казань
  • Chinese: Kazan
  • Chinese: 喀山
  • Chinese: 喀山市 (1781年)
  • Church Slavic: Каꙁанъ
  • Chuvash: Хусан
  • Crimean Tatar: Qazan
  • Croatian: Kazan
  • Croatian: Kazanj
  • Czech: Kazaň
  • Danish: Kasan
  • Dimli (individual language): Kazan
  • Dutch: Kazan
  • Eastern Mari: Озаҥ
  • Egyptian Arabic: كازان
  • English: Kazan’
  • Erzya: Казань ош
  • Esperanto: Kazan
  • Esperanto: Kazano
  • Estonian: Kaasan
  • Finnish: Kazan
  • French: Kazan
  • Galician: Kazán
  • Georgian: ყაზანი
  • German: Kasan
  • Greek: Καζάν
  • Guarani: Kasã
  • Guarani: Kazán
  • Gujarati: કઝાન
  • Hebrew: קאזאן
  • Hindi: काज़ान
  • Hungarian: Kazany
  • Hungarian: Kazán
  • Hungarian: Qazan
  • Icelandic: Kasan
  • Ido: Kazan
  • Indonesian: Kazan
  • Ingush: Казань
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kazan
  • Interlingue: Kazan
  • Irish: Kazan
  • Italian: Kazan'
  • Italian: Kazan
  • Italian: Kazan’
  • Japanese: カザン
  • Kalaallisut: Kazan
  • Kannada: ಕಝನ್
  • Kannada: ಕಾಜಾ಼ನ್
  • Karachay-Balkar: Къазан
  • Kazakh: Қазан
  • Kirghiz: Казан
  • Komi-Permyak: Козань
  • Komi: Казан
  • Korean: 카잔
  • Kotava: Kazan
  • Kurdish: Kazan
  • Lak: Къазан
  • Latin: Casanum
  • Latvian: Kazaņa
  • Lezghian: Казань
  • Limburgan: Kazan
  • Lithuanian: Kazanė
  • Lower Sorbian: Kazan
  • Luxembourgish: Kasan
  • Macedonian: Казањ
  • Malay: Kazan
  • Malayalam: കസാൻ
  • Maltese: Kazan
  • Marathi: कझान
  • Mazanderani: غازان
  • Mazanderani: قازان
  • Mazanderani: کازان
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kazan
  • Minangkabau: Kazan
  • Mingrelian: ყაზანი
  • Mongolian: Казань
  • Norwegian: Kazan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kazan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kazan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kazan
  • Ossetian: Хъазан
  • Persian: قازان
  • Persian: کازان
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Kasaan
  • Polish: Kazań
  • Portuguese: Cazã
  • Pushto: کازان روسیه
  • Quechua: Kazan
  • Romanian: Kazan
  • Russia Buriat: Казань
  • Russian: Каза́нь
  • Russian: Казань
  • Sango: Kazan
  • Scots: Kazan
  • Serbian: Казањ
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kazanj
  • Sicilian: Kazan'
  • Silesian: Kazań
  • Sinhala: කාසන්
  • Slovak: Kazaň
  • Slovenian: Kazan
  • South Azerbaijani: قازان
  • Southern Altai: Казан
  • Spanish: Kasan
  • Spanish: Kazan
  • Spanish: Kazan'
  • Spanish: Kazán
  • Swahili: Kazan
  • Swedish: Kazan
  • Tagalog: Kazan
  • Tajik: Казан
  • Tajik: Қазон
  • Tamil: கசான்
  • Tatar: Qazan
  • Tatar: Казан
  • Telugu: కజాన్
  • Thai: คาซาน
  • Tumbuka: Kazan
  • Turkish: Kazan, Tataristan
  • Turkish: Kazan
  • Turkmen: Gazan
  • Turkmen: Kazan
  • Twi: Kazan
  • Udmurt: Кузон
  • Uighur: قازان
  • Ukrainian: Казань
  • Upper Sorbian: Kazań
  • Urdu: قازان
  • Uzbek: Qozon
  • Veps: Kazan'
  • Vietnamese: Kazan
  • Volapük: Kazan
  • Waray (Philippines): Kazan
  • Welsh: Kazan’
  • Western Armenian: Քազան
  • Western Frisian: Kazan
  • Western Mari: Азан
  • Western Panjabi: قازان
  • Wolof: Kazan
  • Wu Chinese: 喀山
  • Yakut: Казан
  • Yiddish: קאזאן
  • Yue Chinese: 喀山

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