Where is Astana?
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Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan. A large city, the area of which is 200 square kilometers. The date of education is 1832. Astana is developing rapidly and is becoming more and more attractive for tourists and the citizens themselves. The population of the city according to 2014 data 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 a steppe plain, on the banks of the Ishim River, near the Nur River, so it is divided into left and right banks. In 25-30 km from the city there is a large number of water bodies - lakes, both fresh and salty. The coordinates of the city are 51 ° 11 '0 "north latitude, 71 ° 24' 0" east longitude.
It is considered that the location of Astana is veryis advantageous, since the city was a point of intersection of caravan routes. And according to archaeological excavations it is said that traces of settlements since the Bronze Age have been found on the territory of the city.
Concerning the climate, it can be said that it is notIt is very favorable because of its propensity for strong and arid winds. In general, the climate is sharply continental with all the ensuing consequences. Summer is very hot and short, and the winter is long and frosty.
To get to the city will not be difficult either by plane, or by train or bus. More information about how to do this, you can see from the article How to get to Astana.