Kazakhstan Geography and Population

Kazakhstan (Geography) The vast majority of the vast area is made up of dry plains, shrub steppes and grass steppes with the Ustjurt drought in the middle, driest part. In a broad border region to the north and west, precipitation is greater and the soil fertile. Farthest to the south are irrigated areas by the […]

Kazakhstan Economy

Kazakhstan Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Kazakhstan is the strongest economy in Central Asia based on the extraction and export of mineral resources, especially oil and gas. Its priority is the diversification of the economy and the development of non-mining sectors, attracting foreign investments, supporting the […]

Kazakhstan Visa

Kazakhstan Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Kazakhstan Entry of Russian citizens to Kazakhstan is visa-free. You must have a civil or foreign passport with you. Upon entry, you will be given an immigration card, which will be stamped with the date of entry into Kazakhstan. An immigration card allows tourists to stay in Kazakhstan for […]

History in Kazakhstan

History in Kazakhstan

The first people began to appear in these places about 300 thousand years ago. Starting from the 2nd millennium BC. nomadic pastoralism and irrigated agriculture became the main occupations of the locals. At the end of the 1st millennium BC. the nomadic Iranian tribes of the Saks came here, and later the Turkic-speaking Huns. The […]

Kazakhstan History

Kazakhstan History

From 1917 to 1925, according to localcollegeexplorer, Kazakhstan was part of the Soviet Republic of Turkestan; autonomous republic since 1926, in 1936 it became a republic of the USSR. In 1991 it declared independence, becoming part of the Commonwealth of Independent States. During the 1990s, power was concentrated in the hands of President N. Nazarbaev, […]

KAZAKHSTAN State Flag

Kazakhstan State Facts

  CAPITAL On March 20, 2019, after Nursultan Nazarbayev left the post of President of Kazakhstan, the country’s parliament adopted a bill to rename Astana to Nur-Sultan STATE STRUCTURE Presidential republic INTERNAL DIVISION The republic is divided into 14 regions and two cities of republican significance. Baikonur has a special status. SQUARE 2,724,900 km² CLIMATE […]

Central Asia between Bark and Wood 3

Central Asia between Bark and Wood Part III

6: Energy and great power games Central Asia is rich in natural resources – especially large oil and gas deposits in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan call for foreign interest. The central location near Afghanistan also gives the region great military strategic importance . Both global and regional powers are trying to strengthen their position. At the […]

Mausoleum of Choja Achmed Jasawi (World Heritage)

World Heritage Sites in Kazakhstan

According to ehealthfacts, Kazakhstan is a country in Central Asia and, to a small extent, in Eastern Europe. The country has (2018) 18.3 million residents; The capital is Nursultan. Western Tian Shan (World Heritage) The Tian Shan is a mighty floe mountain in Central Asia. The numerous, parallel mountain ranges extend for around 2500 kilometers […]

Kazakhstan Travel Advice

Kazakhstan Travel Advice

General travel information for Kazakhstan Continent: Asia Geographical location: Central Asia, exactly in the middle of Eurasia Highest elevation: Belucha (4,506 m) Longest river: Irtysh (1700 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Kazakh, Russian Neighboring countries: Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan Capital: Astana Area: 2,724,900 km² Residents: 17,753,200 (as of […]