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Country Russia
State Tatarstan
Settled 1438
Population 1,143,535
Area (sq mi) 164.2 sq mi
Current mayor Ilsur Metshin

Kazan (Russian:Каза́нь) is the capital city of Tatarstan and has a population of 1,143,535 inhabitants as of the 2016 est.

The city is located on the Volga River and the Kazanka River and has the historical Kazan Kremlin which contains a great mosque and church, it is declared as a World Heritage Site in 2000, in 2005 the Kazan Metro was opened.