- Kazakhstan Located to the north western part of China besides the River Ural of Central Asia, Kazakhstan covers total land area of 2,717,300 sq. km and holds a population of 15,284,929 according to the population estimate of the year 2007. The Kazakhstan map
indicates the administrative and political contours of the country.
The Kazakhstan map
further denotes the important cities of the place. The multi-ethnic population of Kazakhstan consists of racial groups of Russian, Kazakh, Uzbek, Uygur, Ukrainian, Tatar and German.
The government of Kazakhstan follows republican and autocratic presidential style. The economy of Kazakhstan depends on agriculture and mining industries.
Last Updated : December 12, 2013
Asian Games News and Live Updates
Indonesia named host of 2018 Asian Games
Indonesia was formally named the host country for the 2018 Asian Games. Indonesia's National Olympic Committee said Saturday that events would be held in the capital of Jakarta, along with the regions of South Sumatra and West Java.
|September 21, 2014 04:52 AM|
10m Air Pistol Event
The gold went to the South Korean team comprising Kim Cheongyong (585), Jin Jongoh (581) and Lee Daemyung (578) with a total score of 1,744. The Chinese team of Pang Wei (585), Pu Qifeng (583) and Wang Zhiwei (575) got the silver with a total score of 1,743. India won the Bronze.
|September 21, 2014 03:30 AM|
Badminton and Wushu updates
PC Thulasi loses 12-21, 14-21 to Busanan Ongbamrungphan women's team quarterfinals. India lead Thailand 2-1. India's Narender Grewal beats Mangal Prasad Tharu of Nepal to enter men's sanda - 60kg category.
|September 20, 2014 12:00 PM|
Squash update in in Asian Games
India's Harinder Pal Singh loses 4-11, 6-11, 2-11 to Kuwait's Abdullah Kh Kh H M Almezayen in men's singles pre-quarters
|September 20, 2014 11:44 AM|
Badminton, Judo and Volleyball Updates
PV Sindhu beats Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 21-13, 21-15 in women's team quarterfinals. India 2 Thailand 0, Saina Nehwal beats Ratchanok Intanon 21-15, 17-21, 21-18 in women's team quarterfinals. India 1 Thailand 0. India's Thoudam Kalpana Devi goes down to Lenariya Mingazova of Kazakhstan's in women's 52kg bronze medal match.India lose 5-25, 12-25, 13-25 to South Korea in Women's Preliminary Round - Group A match.
|September 20, 2014 11:16 AM|
The current official flag of Kazakhstan was adopted on June 4, 1992. The flag has a skyblue background on which a gold sun is placed with 32 rays above a soaring golden steppe eagle.
Facts about Kazakhstan
Republic of Kazakhstan
Official LanguageKazakh (national) & Russian
Major ReligionAccording to 2002 government statistics, major religious groups included: the Roman Catholic Church (55 percent); Kiribati Protestant Church (KPC), formerly the Congregational Church (37 percent); Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) (3 percent); Seventh-day Adventists (2 percent); and the Baha'i Faith ...
National day16 December (1991)
Form of GovernmentUnitary dominant-party presidential republic
Prime MinisterKarim Massimov
CurrencyKazakhstani Tenge (KZT)
GDP$231.787 billion 2012 estimate
Calling code+7-6xx, +7-7xx
Time Zone(UTC+5 / +6)