Where is Astana located?

Ksenia Gaynulina
Ksenia Gaynulina
April 2, 2015
Where is Astana located?

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Astana

Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan. A large city with an area of ​​200 square kilometers. Date of formation - 1832. Astana is rapidly developing and becoming more and more attractive for tourists and citizens themselves. The population of the city according to 2014 is 828,759 people. The city has a large number of theaters, museums and shopping and entertainment centers.

Where is Astana located

The city is located in the north of Kazakhstan. Astana stands on the steppe plain, on the banks of the Ishim River, near the River Nur, therefore it is divided into left and right banks. At 25-30 km from the city there is a large number of reservoirs - lakes, both fresh and salt. The coordinates of the city are 51 ° 11 ′ 0 ″ north latitude, 71 ° 24 ′ 0 ″ east longitude.

It is believed that the location of Astana is very profitable, since the city was the point of intersection of caravan routes. And according to archaeological excavations, it was stated that traces of settlements from the time of the Bronze Age were found in the city.

Regarding climate, it can be said that it is not very favorable due to the propensity for strong and arid winds. In general, the climate is sharply continental with all the ensuing consequences. The summer is very hot and short, and the winter is long and frosty.

Getting to the city is not difficult either by plane or by train or bus.