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Area in square kilometers

2,717,300 km2
), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country mostly located in Central Asia, with a relatively small portion in Eastern Europe.
Kazakhstan is one of the six independent Turkic states. Kazakhstan is one of the active members of the Turkic Council and the TÜRKSOY community which is currently being directed by the former Minister of Culture of Kazakhstan.
4 million people (2010 estimate) Kazakhstan has the 62nd largest population in the world, though its population density is less than 6 people per square kilometre (15 per sq. mi.).
Despite Kazakhstan being ranked the ninth largest country in the world, it has not been a very well known country, until it was recently brought into the spotlight by the hit movie 'BORAT' (2006).
a true portrayal of Kazakhstan, in fact quite the opposite. The country is famous for its rich oil industry and comprises of beautiful natural landscapes. Read more...
western and central Kazakhstan, the terrain rises to high mountains in the southeast along the border with Kyrgyzstan and China. Its highest point is Mount Khan-Tengri, 22,949 ft (6,995 m) high.
Kazakhstan is a unitary republic with a parliament consisting of two chambers; its head of state and government is the president, assisted by the prime minister. The area came under Mongol rule in the 13th century.
Kazakhstan consists of a vast flatland, bordered by a high mountain belt in the southeast. It extends nearly 2,000 mi (3,200 km) from the lower Volga and the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mts. in the east.
Language: Kazakhstan is a bilingual country. Kazakh language has the status of the "state" language, while Russian is declared the "official" language. Russian is used routinely in business; 64.4% of population speaks the Kazakh language. Health (2007 est.): Infant mortality rate-27.4/1,000.
Kazakhstan is very ethnically diverse, with only a slight majority of Kazakhstanis being ethnic Kazakh. Other ethnic groups include Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek, German, and Uyghur. Religions are Sunni Muslim, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, and other. Kazakhstan is a bilingual country.
the beginning of the 13th century, the territory of Kazakhstan was ruled by a series of nomadic nations. Following the Mongolian invasion in the early 13th century, administrative districts were established under the Mongol Empire, which eventually became the territories of the Kazakh Khanate.
Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country that is bigger than Western Europe, and stretches over a vast expanse of northern and central Eurasia to the west of the Ural River.
Map of Kazakhstan Map of Kazakhstan The word “Kazakh” is derived from an ancient Turkic word meaning "independent, a free spirit." It reflects the Kazakh people’s nomadic horseback culture and is related to the term "cossack.
Kazakhstan has borders with Russia, the People's Republic of China, and the Central Asian countries Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, and has a coastline on the Caspian Sea. With an area of 1.05 million square miles (2.
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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: Kazakhstan is a constitutional republic with a strong presidency and a market economy.
The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Washington, D.C., and the Consulate of Kazakhstan in New York issue visas.
Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in 1936. During the 1950s and 1960s agricultural "Virgin Lands" program, Soviet citizens were encouraged to help cultivate Kazakhstan's northern pastures.
Kazakhstan's economy is larger than those of all the other Central Asian states largely due to the country's vast natural resources.
Kazakhstan is divided into two time zones Administrative divisions: Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
The majority of Kazakhstanis are ethnic Kazakh; other ethnic groups include Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek, German, and Uyghur. Religions are Sunni Muslim, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, and other. Kazakhstan is a bilingual country.
Kazakhstan became an autonomous republic within Russia and, in 1936, a Soviet republic. Soviet repression of the traditional elites, along with forced collectivization in late 1920s-1930s, brought about mass hunger and led to unrest.
Kazakhstan experienced population inflows of thousands exiled from other parts of the Soviet Union during the 1930s and later became home for hundreds of thousands evacuated from the Second World War battlefields.
Kazakhstan is by far the largest of the Central Asian states of the former Soviet Union. It has borders with Russia, China, and the Central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.
Kazakhstan is the richest country in Central Asia, due to its large oil and natural gas reserves. The country is also the largest landlocked country.
18th century, and Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in 1936. During the launching of the 1950s and 1960s agricultural "Virgin Lands" program, Soviet citizens were encouraged to help cultivate Kazakhstan's northern pastures.
), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia and Europe. Ranked as the ninth largest country in the world as well as the world's largest landlocked country, it has a territory of 2,727,300 km² (greater than Western Europe).
Vast in size, the land in Kazakhstan is very diverse in types of terrain: flatlands, steppes, taigas, rock-canyons, hills, deltas, mountains, snow-capped mountains, and deserts.
For most of its history the territory of modern-day Kazakhstan has been inhabited by nomadic tribes. By the 16th century the Kazakhs emerged as a distinct group, divided into three hordes.
Diplomatic representation of Kazakhstan in the United States and Canada. * Embassy of the United States in Kazakhstan Diplomatic representation of the U.S. in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan from the World Health Organization (WHO). * WHO/Europe Official site of the World Health Organization Europe (WHO/Europe).
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role in Kazakhstan's relations with the United States which in 2006 were at an all time high. Kazakhstan has taken Uzbekistan's place as the favored partner in Central Asia for both Russia and the United States.
Kazakhstan on a level sufficient to justify inclusion in the list. Saulebek Zhamkenuly, press secretary for the Prosecutor-General's Office, said, "It doesn't mean all these organizations are active in Kazakhstan. The decision to ban them is a preventive measure.
Hizb-ut-Tahrir first appeared in Kazakhstan in the south in the 1990s. Beibut Saparaly, a cleric at the Astana-based Kaganat religious education center, said in March 2005 that the "idea to create a caliphate is supported by many youth.
The area now known as Kazakhstan was originally settled by nomadic tribes in the 1st century BC, forming various nations according to family structures.
Kazakhstan developed a common language and culture in the 15th century and cultivated an agriculture-based economy. In the 18th century, Russia came to control Kazakhstan, partially through protection treaties and partially through military action.
independence was short lived, and Kazakhstan became part of the Soviet Union in the 1920s. Forced collectivization brought about starvation and hardship, forcing many Kazakhs to leave the country for Western China and other areas.
A debt free country Kazakhstan`s economy is the most dynamically in the CIS, thinks President Nursultan Nazarbayev. According to him, Kazakhstan has practically no debt. Read more Read more...
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ASTANA (TCA) ? A strange information war developing in Kazakhstan has resulted in a no less strange outcome: unexpected resignation and new assignment of Rakhat Aliev. The situation was developing so fast as if the logic of events inevitable led to a no less sensational and culmination ending.
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Kazakhstan's post independence flag is light blue, symbolizing the blue skies of the country and its hopes for the future. On this field is a stylized eagle beneath a golden sun. At the hoist is a complex pattern called a 'national ornamentation' - also in gold.
nice photo of the flag of Kazakhstan flying in strong wind. Note the curious finial.
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Kazakhstan is a region of inland drainage; the Syr Darya, the Ili, the Chu, and other rivers drain into the Aral Sea and Lake Balkash. Most of the region is desert or has limited and irregular rainfall.
Kazakhstan, largely thanks to its oil and the antics of that pseudo-Kazakh Borat Sagdiyev, few have really explored this country of vastly varied attractions.
sports – used to roam, Kazakhstan presents an array of surprising adventures. You can trek on foot or horse in the spectacular Tian Shan or Altay Mountains, watch flamingos on steppe lakes or discover mysterious underground mosques near the Caspian Sea.
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Kazakhstan is the largest country in Central Asia and the ninth largest in the world. Between its most distant points Kazakhstan measures about 1,820 miles (2,930 kilometres) east to west and 960 miles north to south.
Kazakhstan's great mineral resources and arable lands have long aroused the envy of outsiders, and the resulting exploitation has generated environmental and political problems.
expanses of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, but the scheme was killed in 1986 because of the large investment required and concern for the project's possible adverse ecological consequences. This left southern and western Kazakhstan, as before, greatly in need of additional water resources.
Kazakhstan's Leader of the Nation Takes a Bow - June 29, 2011 - 11:26pm, by Joanna Lillis * Inside the Cocoon * Film * Kazakhstan
of Kazakhstan, which incidentally marks its 20th anniversary of independence this year.
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official web sites of Kazakhstan, addresses of Kazakhstan`s and foreign embassies, domestic airlines, local news, city- and country guides with extensive travel and tourism information on accommodation, tourist attractions, events and more.
Kazakhstan has a hybrid system of Government that combines aspects of both parliamentary and presidential systems. Independence: 16 December 1991 (from the Soviet Union). Declaration of sovereignty: 25 October 1990.
Languages: Kazakhstan is a bilingual country. Kazakh language has the status of the "state" language, while Russian is declared the "official" language. Russian is used routinely in business; 52% of population speaks Kazakh language.
Kazakhstan is part of: Asia & Pacific · Central Asia · Europe & CIS · Water Basins of Kazakhstan: Aral Sea · Caspian · Chu-Talas · Ferghana Valley · Ili-Balkhash · Nura · Ob · Oral-Ural ·
resources flowing through Kazakhstan, almost one half is generated outside the country and arrives across international boundaries. Kazakhstan is also an upstream riparian, with obligations to ensure suffieicnt flow crossing its border into Russia. Overall water management is therefore a major transboundary issue.
Given the vast deserts that cover Kazakhstan, irrigation forms an important part of agricultural production. Wheat, cotton, rice and potatoes are the major exports crops. Much of the irrigation is inefficient due to water losses and unavailable funds to upgrade the irrigation systems.
* the Kapchagay Reservoir in Almaty Province, Kazakhstan, was responsible for reducing the water level of Lake Balkash by roughly 7 feet (2.
* growing relations between Kazakhstan and People's Republic of China help China avert the establishment of U.S.
the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Eurasia ranked as the ninth largest country in the world. It is also the world's largest landlocked country. Its territory of 2,727,300 km² is greater than Western Europe.
Map of KazakhstanMap of Kazakhstan President: Nursultan A. Nazarbayev (1990) Prime Minister: Karim Masimov (2007) Land area: 1,049,150 sq mi (2,717,300 sq km); total area: 1,049,150 sq mi (2,717,300 sq km) Population (2010 est.
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Kazakhstan lies in the north of the central Asian republics and is bounded by Russia in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in the south, and the Caspian Sea and part of Turkmenistan in the west.
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The largest copper producer in Kazakhstan is to seek a secondary listing in Hong Kong by way of introduction with no shares being issued or sold, and trading to begin...
" I have met the Secretary-General of the OECD Angel Gurria and informed him of Kazakhstan’s intention to become a member of the organization" SOURCE: Silk Road Intelligencer 10 hours ago 5.