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Geography Statistics of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Information

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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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  • Coastline: 0 km landlocked; note - Kazakhstan borders the Aral Sea, now split into two bodies of water 664 miles (1,070 km), and the Caspian Sea 1,176 miles (1,894 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 1,042,354 sq miles (2,699,700 sq km)
    (water) 9,730 sq miles (25,200 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 1,052,084 sq miles (2,724,900 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 14 provinces and 3 cities; provinces include: Nur-Sultan Oblysy, Aqmola Oblysy (Astana), Aqtobe Oblysy, Atyrau Oblysy, Batys Qazaqstan Oblysy (Oral), Mangghystau Oblysy (Aqtau), Ongtustik Qazaqstan Oblysy (Shymkent), Pavlodar Oblysy, Qaraghandy Oblysy, Qostanay Oblysy, Qyzylorda Oblysy, Shyghys Qazaqstan Oblysy (Oskemen), Soltustik Qazaqstan Oblysy (Petropavlovsk) and Zhambyl Oblysy (Taraz). Cities include: Nur-Sultan Qalasy, Bayqongyr Qalasy and Astana Qalasy
  • Horizontal Width: 1,021.82 miles (1,644.47 km) from Aqtobe east to Semey
  • Vertical Length: 829.35 miles (1,334.71 km) from Petropavlovsk south to Shymkent

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (5) China, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
  • Geographic Center: About 273.92 miles (440.83 km) southwest of Karaganda
  • Highest Point: Khan Tengri 22,949 ft. (6,995 m)
  • Lowest Point: Vpadina Kaundy -432 ft. (-132 m) below sea level
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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The Khan Tengri (Hantengri) have an elevation of 22,999 feet which is the highest point in Kazakhstan.

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