A Smart City for the 22nd Century

Kazan Smart City is a groundbreaking urban development project designed to spur the growth of investment into high technology, medicine, education, and tourism. The project is being developed using the latest advancements in urban planning and engineering.

Kazan Smart City will transform the Republic of Tatarstan’s capital of Kazan into a full-fledged international business hub with ideal conditions for working and living.

A greenfield development project, Kazan Smart City is the first example of holistic urban planning according to smart city principles in all of Russia.

  • Population: ~58,800
  • Live-in population: 48,800
  • Non-permanent residence: 10,000
  • Projected annual tourist arrival: 337,000 per annum
  • Jobs created: ~ 39,000
  • Residential Units: 16,620
  • Total Building GFA: 7 mln. sq.m.


The vision of Kazan Smart City is to transform Kazan into an international business hub and gateway to Russia.


Kazan Smart City is a global, smart sustainable city, a center of excellence for international business and knowledge development that will create a sustainable economic region and high quality of life.

Target economic clusters

Kazan Smart City is being developed to spur investment into four target economic clusters. This is part of the Republic of Tatarstan’s plan to diversity and modernize its economic through nurturing the growth of new high-value added sectors.

Kazan Smart City

Samrt Zona

Central Business Precinct

Total area: 225 ha
An integrated modern business complex – Kazan's new business hub. Read more

Metropolitan Park Precinct

Total area: 35 ha
(88 ha total parklands)

Metropolitan parks and other green areas for sports, recreation, and healthy living. Read more

Knowledge and Education Precinct

Total area: 228 ha
Ecosystem of science, education, and R&D. Read more

Special Economic Zone

Total area: 102 ha
Federal special economic zone for high technology with tax and other incentives for businesses. Read more


Kazan Smart City is located on 650 hectares
of land, 15 kilometers from the city center of Kazan
and adjoins to Kazan International Airport.

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Rail Kazan Smart City has two stations on the Aeroexpress high-speed train that links the city center of Kazan and Kazan International Airport.

Road The site is serviced by access roads from federal highway P239, fully integrating it with existing transport networks and placing the city center of Kazan within 15 minutes reach by car.