Population: 18,157,078

The land area is 2 724 900 km².

Capital of the country: Astana (since December 10, 1997).

Astana is one of the youngest capitals in the world.

Official languages: the state language is Kazakh, Russian is widely used.

The base currency of the country is tenge.

Independence: December 16, 1991

Climate: very variable.

There are 14 regions in the Republic of Kazakhstan:

Official  website of Almaty region:

Official website of the East Kazakhstan region:

The official website of the Karaganda region:

The official website of the Zhambyl region:

Official website of the Turkestan region:

The official website of the Kyzylorda region:

Official website of the Aktobe region:

Official website of Kostanay region:

The official website of the Governor of the North Kazakhstan region:

Official website of the Governor of the Akmola region:

Official website of Pavlodar region:

The official website of the Governor of the West Kazakhstan region:

Official website of the governor of Atyrau region:

Official website of the Mangystau region:

City Republican Status: Astana, Almaty, Shymkent.


The territory of Kazakhstan is parallel to Europe and Asia. Kazakhstan borders with five states, including the longest border in the world in the north and west with Russia at 6467 km. Turkmenistan is located 380 km to the south and 2300 km to Uzbekistan. Kyrgyzstan is 980 km and China is 1,460 km in the east. The total land border is 13392.6 km and is bordered by the Caspian Sea in the west and the Aral Sea in the southwest.

It is the 9th largest country in the world. Kazakhstan’s territory could fit  territories of 3 Turkey, 5 France or 7 Japan. The national structure of Kazakhstan is  very diverse. Currently, about 130 nationalities live in Kazakhstan. The majority of the population are Kazakhs with a share of 66.01%, Russians 21.05%, Uzbeks 3.07%, Ukrainians 1.70%, Uighurs 1.44%, Tatars 1.17%, and other  5.56% representatives. More than 70% of the population are Muslims, Orthodox Christians make up – 26%, the rest are representatives of other religions.

Kazakhstan is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of natural resources and rich in various minerals. Of the 105 elements in the periodic table, 99 elements were found in Kazakhstan. It has 70 stocks, uses 60 units of products.

Kazakhstan ranks 7th in the world in oil reserves. 6th place in gas reserves and 2nd place in uranium.

The Assembly of the Kazakhstani People has more than 1000 ethnocultural centers in Kazakhstan.

For the first time, mankind flew into space from the Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan.

Medeo is the highest artificial ice rink in the world.

If we consider the Kok-Tobe tower in Almaty below sea level, then this is the highest point in the world.

Since gaining independence, Kazakhstan has invested $ 150 billion in foreign investment.

The UNESCO World Heritage List includes 5 sites of Kazakhstan.

Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yassawi (2003)

Stone-petroglyph complex Tamgaly (2004)

Saryarka – North Kazakhstan Steppes and Lakes (2008)

The objects of the Great Silk Road in the Chanchan-Tien Shan corridor are the villages of Kadzhalyk, Karamergen, Talgar, Aktobe, Akyrtas, Kulan, Kostobe and Ornek. (2014)

Western Tien Shan (2016) Karatau Nature Reserve, Aksu-Zhabagly, Sairam-Ugam National Park

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