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Kazan (Russian: Каза́нь; IPA: [kɐˈzanʲ]; Tatar: Казан, Qazan) is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. With a population of 1,143,535, it is the eighth most populous city in Russia. Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers in European Russia. The Kazan Kremlin is a World Heritage Site. 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" and it still is referred to as such. The city hosted the 2013 Summer Universiade, 2014 World Fencing Championships, the 2015 World Aquatics Championships, and one of the host cities for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In 2015, Kazan was visited by 2.1 million tourists, which is a 20% increase in comparison with 2014. The Kazan Kremlin was visited by 1.5 million tourists in 2015 and hotel and entertainment complex with aquapark called "Kazan Riviera" was visited by 1 million tourists.


Kazan is a largest and capital city of republic of Tatarstan in Russia. Kazan is 8thmost crowded city of Russia with 1143535 populations. This city is situated at the meeting point of Rivers Kazanka and Volga in the European Russia. This area is extended up to 515.8km².

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Facts and Stats for Kazan*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kazan

    Know the pollution level of Kazan before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.64 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 47.73 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Kazan: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kazan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kazan.

    • Burglary and Theft 23.68 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30.26 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 23.68 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 76.32 (High)
    • Car Stealing 27.78 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 43.42 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 35.53 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.94 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 84.72 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 55.26 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.16 (Low)
  • Living in Kazan - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kazan is 110.13 (High)

    • Safety Index 65.87 (High)
    • Climate Index 39.56 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 67.1 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.13 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 38.46 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.32 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 11.35 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 53.43 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kazan

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kazan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.35 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 81.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.71 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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