About Astana City

Astana is located in central Kazakhstan on the Ishim River in a very flat, semi-arid steppe region which covers most of the country’s territory.The city encompasses 722.0 square kilometres (278.8 sq mi).Astana is subdivided into three districts. Almaty District was created on 6 May 1998 by presidential decree. The district’s territory encompasses an area of 21,054 hectares (52,030 acres; 81.29 square miles) with a population of 375,938 people