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Astana

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
680 All Buildings
602
existing
36
under construction
37
planned
5
unbuilt

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Emerald Towers 1 689 ft 2012
2 Nothern Lights 1 591 ft 2008
3 Kazakhstan Railways Building 2 574 ft 2009
4 Emerald Towers 2 512 ft 2011
5 Kazakhstan Railways Building 1 509 ft 2010