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Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a landlocked country mostly in Central Asia, with a part in Eastern Europe. It borders Russia to the north and west, China to the east, Kyrgyzstan to the southeast, Uzbekistan to the south, and Turkmenistan to the southwest, with a coastline along the Caspian Sea. Its capital is Astana, while the large…
Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a landlocked country mostly in Central Asia, with a part in Eastern Europe. It borders Russia to the north and west, China to the east, Kyrgyzstan to the southeast, Uzbekistan to the south, and Turkmenistan to the southwest, with a coastline along the Caspian Sea. Its capital is Astana, while the largest city and leading cultural and commercial hub is Almaty. Kazakhstan is the world's ninth-largest country by land area and the largest landlocked country. It has a population of 20 million and one of the lowest population densities in the world, at fewer than 6 people per square kilometre. Ethnic Kazakhs constitute a majority, while ethnic Russians form a significant minority. Officially secular, Kazakhstan is a Muslim-majority country, although ethnic Russians in the country form a sizeable Christian community.
  • Capital: Astana
  • Largest city: Almaty
  • Official languages: Kazakh · Russian
  • Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic under an authoritarian government
  • Legislature: Parliament
  • Currency: Tenge (₸) (KZT)
  • Ethnic groups (2023): 70.7% Kazakh · 15.2% Russian · 3.3% Uzbek · 1.9% Ukrainian · 1.5% Uyghur · 1.1% German · 1.1% Tatar · 5.2% Others
Data from: en.wikipedia.org