The Republic of Tatarstan is located in the heart of Russia, at the confluence of the two largest rivers of Eastern Europe - the Volga and the Kama. The capital of the Republic is Kazan, which is rightly called the "third" capital of the Russian Federation.
Total area: 68 thousand km2.
Population: 3.8 million
The length of the territory: 290 km from North to South and 460 km from West to East.
Climate: moderately continental, with pronounced four seasons.
State languages: Tatar and Russian/ Official languages: Tatar and Russian
Main religions: Islam and Orthodox Christianity
Two international airports "Kazan" and "Begishevo" and one airport for domestic flights connect Kazan and Tatarstan with more than 40 destinations, including 19 cities of Russia, 6 countries of CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States ), 6 distant foreign countries and 15 daily flights to Moscow.
Time of flight :
- from Moscow — about 1 hour 15 minutes,
- from St. Petersburg-about 2 hours 15 minutes.
Regular international flights: Dubai, Istanbul, Hurghada, Helsinki, Bangkok, Cam Ranh, Hainan, Tehran, etc.
Regular domestic flights: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Simferopol, Sochi, Irkutsk, Samara, Perm, etc.
Tatarstan is a land of 4 rivers, a huge number of forests, wide meadows, steppes and lakes. The nature of the region is rich and diverse. Temperate continental climate guarantees warm summer and not very aggressive winter. Atlantic air masses make the weather softer, and the air masses from the North (Siberia, Arctic) on the contrary are cool. The peculiarity of the nature of Tatarstan is the diversity of climatic resources in different areas.