XIII Capital

The luxurious green dress and a magnificent panorama of the mountains make Almaty different from other cities. Orchards, groves, parks, boulevards, flower gardens cover more than eight thousand hectares of urban area. The name comes from Almaty words – an apple. It was here that his country has found the famous Oporto Almaty. Some sources claim that in ancient times it was on this spot, on the famous caravan route – the Silk Road was a trade settlement of Almaty. In the XIII century it was destroyed by a horde of Genghis Khan. And in 1854 near the ruins of the ancient city there was a city faithful. In Soviet times the city was renamed Alma-Ata, and from 1929 to 1997 Alma-Ata was the capital of Kazakhstan.

Almaty residents live at an altitude of 550 to 1950 meters above sea level. Almaty is located in the heart of the Eurasian continent to the south-east, 77 east longitude and 43 north latitude. Climate – from continental to subcontinental. South and north of the city are located in different climatic zones. Almaty occupies an area of about 300 thousand square meters. The city's population of over 1.5 million people.

The southern capital of Law is considered the cultural center of the country. In Almaty, there are 270 cultural organizations. Including 14 theaters, concert halls, 7, 2, Philharmonic, 11 bands, 13 bands. In Almaty, there are 32 museums, 20 art galleries, 39 libraries, 2 Houses children's creativity. 115 monuments of history, architecture and monumental art. There are 9 theaters, circus, 920 sports facilities. Almaty – the city's most charming girls. Our stunning beauties come in every year finals of the World contest "Miss World". And that will inevitably come a long-awaited time when the diamond crown on the right will be the capital of seven rivers. Astana – Kazakhstan's capital Astana is a symbolic expression of our openness, both East and West, as the South and North. This city is located in the geographical center of Eurasia. In Astana, representatives of more than 100 nationalities. The number of people in the capital of More than 500 thousand people, population growth is due to interregional migration. Now the area of the city is 200 square meters. km. The climate is continental. Long winters with abundant snow cover. Average temperature January -14 (-18) C with frosts to -40 C. In late March, starts late, but awesome beauty of spring, at which time the steppe is particularly beautiful in bloom irises and tulips. Moderately hot summer full of heavy rain and clear sunny days. The average July temperature is +20 (+24) C