Population - 1 251 969 people (2019)
The capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, a large port on the left bank of the Volga River. One of the largest economic, scientific, educational, religious, cultural and sports centers of Russia.
In 2014, the capital of Tatarstan took the 8th place in the world and the 3rd place in Europe in the TripAdvisor ranking of the fastest growing tourist destinations.
In 2017-2018, Kazan took 3rd place in the Airbnb ranking of the most popular tourist cities in Russia.