Astana is the world`s youngest capital and the northernmost capital city of Asia. Astana was awarded the title of City of Peace by UNESCO.

 astana map districts
astana map districts


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, Astana 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.

Key Facts

AreaPopulationPopulationVenues and hotels
Largest venueHotel roomsAirport
722 SQUARE KILOMETERS1 million19,000 sq.m.3000+Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport (20 min)

Special Features

Top convention city in Central Asia

Astana 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

Astana 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.