Archive for May 2016
June 10, 1998, Astana became the new capital of Kazakhstan. Today, it is the third largest city of the country with a population of about 900 thousand people.
Over the past years a lot of interesting modern architectural and urban development projects were implemented in Astana. Let’s take a look at the city at night from a height. Photos by: Evgeny Tkachenko.
Tags: Astana city
Charyn (Sharyn) Canyon is a wonderful natural monument built of sedimentary rocks, which age is about 12 million years.
It stretches for 154 km along the canyon of the Charyn River, 195 km east of Almaty, near the border with China. The canyon is part of the territory of Charyn National Park.
Tags: Almaty oblast