Kazakhstan

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About Country

Capital
Nur-Sultan
Population
Approximately 19.1 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
6.6 people per square kilometer
GDP
$186.2 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Kazakh and Russian are the official languages, with Kazakh being the state language
Currency
Kazakhstani tenge (KZT)
National Dish
Beshbarmak (a dish made of boiled meat, usually lamb or beef, and served with noodles and broth)
Religion
Islam is the predominant religion in Kazakhstan, with a significant minority of Christians and followers of other religions
Climate
Kazakhstan has a continental climate with cold winters and hot summers. The country is prone to extremes in temperature and weather conditions, with frequent dust and sandstorms
Main Industries
Oil and gas production, mining, agriculture, and manufacturing, including the production of steel, aluminum, and chemicals
Level of Development
Kazakhstan is considered a developing country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 76 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 2.7 million square kilometers

Embark on a journey through Kazakhstan 🇰🇿, a land of diverse landscapes including majestic mountains 🏔️, vast deserts 🐪, and vibrant modern cities 🌆. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, enjoy the delicious cuisine, and discover the natural wonders of this unique country. Start planning your trip today!

Kazakhstan is a country located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. It is the world’s largest landlocked country, bordered by Russia to the north and west, China to the east, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan to the south, and the Caspian Sea to the southwest.

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  • Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Astaná, Kazakhstan
  • Astana, Kazakstan
  • Baikonur, Kazakhstan
  • Bol'shoye Almatinskoye Ozero, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Charyn, Kazakhstan
  • Chingirlau, Shyngyrlau, Kazakhstan
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  • Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center, astana, Kazakhstan
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  • Mynzhylky peak, Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Nur-Sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan
  • Nursultan, Kazakhstan
  • Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
  • Nur-Sultan, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Kazakhstan include:

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    Charyn Canyon: a natural wonder located in the eastern part of the country, known for its colorful rock formations.

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    Baikonur Cosmodrome: a space launch facility that has been used by both the Soviet Union and Russia, and is currently leased to Kazakhstan.

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    Big Almaty Lake: a picturesque lake located in the mountains near the city of Almaty.

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    Medeu Skating Rink: a world-renowned ice skating rink located in the mountains near Almaty.

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    Astana Opera: a state-of-the-art opera house located in the capital city of Nur-Sultan.

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    Aksu-Zhabagly Nature Reserve: a protected area known for its diverse flora and fauna, including snow leopards and rare bird species.

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    Bayterek Tower: a futuristic tower in Nur-Sultan that is considered a symbol of the city.

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    Kolsai Lakes: a chain of three lakes located in the mountains near the border with Kyrgyzstan.

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    Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi: a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the city of Turkestan, known for its stunning architecture and intricate mosaics.

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    Aktau Mountains: a mountain range located in western Kazakhstan, known for its unique rock formations and otherworldly landscapes.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Kazakhstan has to offer. The country is also known for its rich cultural heritage, including traditional music and dance, as well as its vibrant modern cities and bustling markets.

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