Located in the continent of Asia, Kazakhstan covers 2,699,700 square kilometers of land and 25,200 square kilometers of water, making it the 9th largest nation in the world with a total area of 2,724,900 square kilometers.
Kazakhstan became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Kazakhstan is 17,522,010 (2012) and the nation has a density of 6 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Kazakhstan is the Tenge (KZT). As well, the people of Kazakhstan are refered to as Kazakhstani.
The dialing code for the country is 7 and the top level internet domain for Kazakhstani sites is .kz.
To learn more, visit our detailed Kazakhstan section.
|Density||6.5 / km2 ( 16.8 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Astana (Astana Qalasy)|
|GDP||212,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||12,099 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||2,699,700 km2 (1,042,360 mi2)|
|Water Area||25,200 km2 (9,730 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Turkmenistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russia|
What is the capital of Kazakhstan?
Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan. It has a population of 345,604, and is located on a latitue of 51.18 and longitude of 71.45.
Astana is also the political center of Kazakhstan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Astana, the Capital Of Kazakhstan
|Elevation||358 meters over sea level|
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