Almaty is located in the center of the Eurasian continent in south-east part of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Geographic coordinates: 77 degrees east longitude and 43 degrees north latitude. Almaty is located on the same parallel with such famous cities as Gagra and Vladivostok.
In spring, when the southern suburbs are full of blossoming apple, apricot and cherry orchards, the city becomes like a fairy tale. Luxurious green grass and magnificent mountains make Almaty unlike other cities. Gardens, groves, parks, boulevards, flower-beds occupy more than eight thousand hectares of urban area.