The largest city of Kazakhstan at night time
Almaty (Russian spelling – Alma-Ata) is Kazakhstan’s largest city. It is also known as the “Southern Capital” of the country. According to officials the population of Almaty is about 1.4 million people.
Unofficially (with the migrant workers) the population of the city is more than 2 million people (about 13% of the total population of Kazakhstan).
The city is multinational: Kazakhs (53%), Russians (33%), Uighurs (5%), Tatars (2%), Koreans (2%), Ukrainians, Germans, Chinese, and others (5%). Characteristic feature of Almaty is its multilingualism. Russian and Kazakh languages are widely used. The following night photos of Almaty were taken by Maxim Zolotukhin for voxpopuli.kz