Thursday, May 6, 2010
Russia - Kazan
Sent by Olga from Moscow in Russia. This postcard shows the city of Kazan, the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia.
This is from Wikipedia : Kazan (Russian: Каза́нь; Tatar: Казан, Qazan) is the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. The eighth largest city of Russia, it lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka Rivers in European Russia. The Kazan Kremlin is a World Heritage Site. In April 2009, the Russian Patent Office granted Kazan the right to brand itself as the "Third Capital" of Russia. In 2009 it was chosen as the "sports capital of Russia.