Capital of Kazakhstan tourism
The largest city of Kazakhstan is Almaty. Almaty is located in the foothills of the northern Tien Shan (Zaili Alatau). More than 2 million people live in Almaty. Since 1998, Almaty has not been the capital of Kazakhstan, but still remains the cultural, historical and tourist center of Kazakhstan. This is the birthplace of Almaty Aport apple variety, a recognized world sports center and the greenest city of Kazakhstan. The first settlement on the territory of the modern city appeared 150 years ago.