Excursion to the residence of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan –
Ak Orda ("White Horde")-The Presidential Palace is the official workplace of the President of Kazakhstan, located in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. The Presidential Palace was built within three years and officially opened in 2004. The construction of the residence began in September 2001 on the territory of the new administrative center on the left bank of the Ishim River. The total area of the building is 36,720 m2.
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Akorda Residence is located in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, on the left bank of the Ishim River. GPS coordinates of Acord: 51°07'33"N 71°26'47"E
The Akorda Palace includes a blue-gold dome topped with a spire. This golden statue on top of the dome includes the sun with 32 rays on top, as well as a steppe eagle flying under the sun. The height of the building (including the spire) is 80 meters. On the ground floor there are: a large central hall, a press conference hall, a gala hall and a winter garden. Offices are located on the second floor, while the third floor is used for international events and includes various halls (Marble Hall; Golden Hall; Oval Hall; East Hall, built in the shape of a yurt; hall of extended negotiations). The fourth floor includes a house-hall, a meeting room of the Government of the Republic and a library. Colored gold is noticeable throughout the complex, and twenty-one types of marble were used for floor samples.
Akorda (residence) Astana