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Kazakhstan Facts

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Land Area 2,699,700 km2
Water Area 25,200 km2
Total Area 2,724,900km2 (#9)
Population 18,360,353 (#62)
Population Density 6.80/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $469.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $25,700
Currency Tenge (KZT)
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  • Name: Kazakhstan
    (long form) Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Capital City: Astana (708,794 pop.)
  • Kazakhstan Population: 17,736,896 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Tenge (KZT)
    (conversion rates)

    Tenge
    20 tiyn
  • Ethnicity: Kazakh (Qazaq) 53.4%, Russian 30%, Ukrainian 3.7%, Uzbek 2.5%, German 2.4%, Tatar 1.7%, Uighur 1.4%, other 4.9%
  • GDP total: $231.3 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $13,900 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Kazakh (Qazaq, state language) 64.4%, Russian (official, used in everyday business, designated the language of interethnic communication) 95%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Nur-Sultan, Karagandy, Shymkent, Taraz, Astana, Pavlodar, Qyzylorda
  • Name: From an ancient Turkic word meaning "independent, a free spirit" referencing the Kazakhs' nomadic horseback culture.
  • National Day: December 16
  • Religion: Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on July 31, 2019.

Kazakhstan Trivia

What Kind of Economy Does Kazakhstan Have?

The economy of Kazakhstan is the largest one in Central Asia and is supported by enormous oil reserves, minerals, and metals.

The Economy Of Kazakhstan

What Languages are Spoken in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan is a bilingual nation where both Kazakh and Russian are spoken widely in the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Kazakhstan?

What is the majority religion in Kazakhstan?

Islam is the highest religion making up to 70% of the population, followed by Christianity forming 26% and other religions in the minority.

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Which Is The Most Populous City In Kazakhstan?

With a population of nearly 2 million people, Almaty is Kazakhstan’s most populous city. It houses about 8% of the country’s total population.

Biggest Cities In Kazakhstan

What is the Capital of Kazakhstan?

Located on the Ishim River's bank, Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan.

What Is The Capital Of Kazakhstan?

What Kind of Government Does Kazakhstan Have?

Kazakhstan is a presidential republic where the President, the head of state, nominates the head of government.

What Type Of Government Does Kazakhstan Have?

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