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Kazan

En NameKazan
Ru NameКазань
Loc Name1Казан
Loc Lang1Tatar
Image SkylineKazan collage big.jpg
Latd55
Latm47
Longd49
Longm10
Map Label Positionright
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Kazan (Tatarstan) (2004).png
Image FlagFlag of Kazan (Tatarstan).png
HolidayAugust 30
Federal SubjectRepublic of Tatarstan
Capital OfRepublic of Tatarstan
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Inhabloc CatCity
Inhabloc TypeCity of republic significance
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Urban Okrug JurKazan Urban Okrug
Leader TitleMayor
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Leader NameIlsur Metshin
Leader Name Ref
Representative BodyCity Duma
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Area Km2425.3
Pop 2010census1143546
Pop 2010census Rank8th
Pop 2002census1105289
Pop 2002census Rank8th
Established Date~1005
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Postal Codes420xxx
Dialing Codes843
DateApril 2010

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Kazan ( ; ) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. With a population of 1,143,546(2010 Census preliminary results), it is the eighth most populous city in Russia. Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers in European Russia. In April 2009, the Russian Patent Office granted Kazan the right to brand itself as the "Third Capital" of Russia. In 2009 it was chosen as the "sports capital of Russia". The Kazan Kremlin is a World Heritage Site.


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