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About Astana

708,800 in city
710 km² (274 mi²)
338.941721531 m
Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan since 1997, is a thriving and modern city developing at an amazing pace and a major political and cultural center. Present day Astana boasts new modern government and business offices, a five star hotel and a number of good quality hotels to accommodate visitors, apartment blocks matching the European standards, beautiful squares and boulevards, modern roads as well as river promenade on both banks of the River Ishim. According to analysts' evaluations, significant investment will be attracted to this promising region. Kazakhstan is determined not to lose this opportunity. The Government believes the geographical location of the new capital, coinciding with the Pacific Ocean Europe communications crossroads, will enable it to become a major transit point.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
629 All Buildings
557
existing
25
under construction
42
planned
5
unbuilt

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Emerald Towers 1 689 ft 2012
2 Kazakhstan Railways Building 2 574 ft 2009
3 Transport Tower 492 ft 2003
4 Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center 492 ft 2010
5 Talan Tower 1 476 ft 2017