|Land Area||2,699,700 km2|
|Water Area||25,200 km2|
|Total Area||2,724,900km2 (#9)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$469.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$25,700|
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The flag of Kazakhstan was officially adopted on June 4, 1992.
After seceding from the former Soviet Union (USSR), Kazakhstan hoisted its former flag, a rectangular breadth of blue color with the sun in its center surrounded by 32 beams, and a steppe eagle soaring beneath.
The hoist side features a vertical strip with a national ornamental pattern with images of the sun, beams, eagle and ornament - are gold-colored.
Kazakhstan Coat of Arms:
Adopted on June 4, 1992, the emblem of Kazakhstan is composed of a shanyrak (the image of the upper dome-like portion of a yurt) centered, and two mythical horses against a blue background.
The shanyrak is a symbol of well-being of family, peace, and calmness, while the circular shape represents life and eternity.