722 square kilometers
Nur-Sultan , formerly Astana, is the world`s youngest capital and the northernmost capital city of Asia. Nur-Sultan was awarded the title of City of Peace by UNESCO.
In the past 20 years the capital city has transformed into one of the largest regional economic, financial, transport and cultural hubs - the heart of the Central Asia. As a result the city has been gaining increasing recognition as a major hub for business and MICE tourism.
In the short period, Nur-Sultan hosted a number of events of the global scale, including the OSCE Summit (2010), the 7th Asian Winter Games (2011), EXPO-2017, the Congress of Representatives of the World and Traditional Religions (2018), the Astana Economic Forum (2019), PATA Travel Mart 2019 and many others.
|Area||Population||Venues and hotels||Airport|
|Largest venue||Hotel rooms|
|722 sq.km||1 million||19,000 sq.m.||3000+||Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport (20 min)|
Top convention city in Central Asia
Nur-Sultan is the top preferred destination in Central Asia for international events and incentive travel. City offers world-class MICE infrastructure, safe and sustainable meeting venues and locations, a variety of unique sights and experiences and much more.
UNESCO`s city of Peace
In 1999 Astana was awarded the medal and title of the City of Peace by UNESCO
Central Asia`s center of medicine, research and finance
Nur-Sultan is the leading city for research and development in many industries with a strong academic community in Central Asia. City has leading research centers and universities, state-of-the-art medical facilities, International Financial Center and much more.