425 sq km
Located in the center of the European part of Russia on the banks of the Volga and the Kama Rivers.
55 45 N, 49 10 E
1,110,000 (2005 est.)
Second half of the 13th century
Temperate with warm summers and pretty cold winters.
UTC/GMT + 3 hours
Kremlin, Kazan University, Peter and Paul Cathedral.