Kazan is the capital city of Tatarstan. The city is situated on the left bank of the Volga river, at the point where the river Kazanka flows into it. The population nearing 1.2 million made up of 77 different ethnic groups. It is one of the biggest and most important cultural and industrial centres in the Volga region. There are museums: State Joint museum of the Republic of Tatarstan, Tatarstan State museum of the Fine Arts, and Kazan University ethnographic museum. Museums of famous people: Gabdulla Tukay, Baratynsky, Musa Dzhalil, Salikh Saidashev, Sharif Kamal, and Maxim Gorky. Exhibitions of the city are Exhibition Hall of the Union of Artists, National cultural centre, Vassiliev exhibition gallery, and Kazanskaya Fair exhibition centre. Theatres of Kazan are Dzhalil Tatar opera and ballet theatre, Kamal Tatar theatre, Kachalov Bol'shoi Russian drama theatre, Tinchurin State drama and comedy theatre, Kazan youth theatre, State puppet theatre, Bol'shoi concert hall, and the Circus.

 

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