Almaty, Kazakhstan: unique the pearl of Asia


2018-03-18 18:50:38




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In the heart of Eurasia, in the South of the Republic of Kazakhstan the city of Almaty. "southern capital" of Kazakhstan is famous for its hospitality and originality. The city is open to all travellers – Almaty is a delight to visit and a business trip, and during the holidays. Good to come here to visit.Almaty Kazakhstan


The First settlement on the site of the future city appeared in X-IX centuries BC To the VIII-X centuries ad, this place was a settlement, which bore the name Almaty (in Kazakh-Apple), – it was an important point of the silk Road. In the XIII century the settlement lost its importance, and was later destroyed by the army of Genghis Khan. This place was only a small village. Further development of Almaty begins after in 1854, the Russians founded a military fortification – then the village was True. He gradually expanded, organized new businesses, the manufacturing industry, the population increased. In 1918, with the advent of Soviet power, the Faithful received the status of administrative centre, and in 1927 became the capital of Kazakh ASSR. Alma-ATA was the capital of an independent Kazakhstan until 1997. Later the capital was moved to Astana, but still recognizes Almaty the southern capital of the state.

General information

The City of Almaty (Kazakhstan) – the economic and cultural center of the Republic. Its population according to 2013 data is about 1.5 million people – it is the largest city in the country. The city is a modern metropolis, it is convenient to live and work. In 2011, the Almaty metro – for the first year of operation were transported 6 million passengers. There is an international airport that receives and greets travelers from almost all countries of the world. The climate is mild, the average temperature 10 degrees. The postal index-050000, phone code Almaty (Kazakhstan) +7(7272). code Almaty Kazakhstan


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Many tourists and travelers are attracted by its culture, the Republic of Kazakhstan. Almaty-a city that you must visit to all who wish to enjoy a developed infrastructure, the special climate, Kazakh hospitality, and local attractions. Almaty city – the starting point for trips to Medeo – sports complex, located 15 km from the city. Here is a terrific mountain air, the beautiful and majestic scenery, ice skating rink, the ice of which – pure mountain water without any impurities. Kazakhstan's capital of AlmatyAnother natural landmark-mount Kok-Tobe, with a height of 1130 metres above sea level. On its slopes, built well-known Almaty TV tower with a height of 372 meters. It has two viewing platforms, which offer great views of the city.

Almaty (Kazakhstan) – a confluence of various architectural monuments, entertainment businesses, cultural events and tourist facilities. Make sure to watch the Palace of the Republic, a monument to the Beatles, the Glory memorial, Zenkov Cathedral, Central Mosque and independence Monument. Almaty is famous for its numerous green parks and gardens, the city built more than 120 fountains, each of which – carefully designed and constructed creation of architects.Almaty, Kazakhstan, a symbol of the city

Almaty (Kazakhstan) – a modern metropolis

Despite the lost capital status, the city remains an important centre of historical, economic, cultural and scientific life of the country. Many embassies remain in Almaty, the national Bank of Kazakhstan is also located here. In 2007, the Almaty has been included in the list of most expensive cities in the world, placing it at 30th place. Southern capital – a cluster of educational institutions come here to get an education young people not only in Asia, but also neighbouring countries. More than 270 cultural and educational organizations, including theatres, art galleries and exhibitions, museums, libraries, offer spiritual food of the most demanding intellectuals.

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Sister Cities

The City of Almaty, Kazakhstan generally support trade and economic links with many cities of other States. Sister think of Urumqi in China, Vilnius in Lithuania, Tashkent in Uzbekistan, from the Russian cities-Saint Petersburg and Kazan, and Kiev in Ukraine and tel Aviv in Israel.

Studio “Kazakh film’ named after shaken Aimanov is also located in Almaty. It lifted real masterpieces of the Soviet cinema – for example, the film “Needle”, in which the main role played by Viktor Tsoi. Many films filmed with the assistance of the film – “the Taste of bread”, “someone else's White and the speckled”.

The editorial Board of many TV channels of Kazakhstan located in Almaty, most of the Newspapers and magazines of the Republic, the offices of radio stations are also based in the southern capital. In Kazakhstan state language is Kazakh, a language of international communication-Russian. Therefore, in the country are Kazakh and Russian media.Almaty Kazakhstan

The Former capital of Kazakhstan-Almaty – has a rich history and is of interest to all researchers of Asia. The modern city is not inferior in its development the capitals of other States. Transport and tourist organizations offer tours of Almaty and the main local attractions. Southern capital of Kazakhstan is always open for all travelers, it is known for its hospitality and quality service.


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