- 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
Controversial decisions caused chaotic scenes at the Asian Games
An official protest was lodged when a decision of the match was given in the favour home boxers. The husband of Indian lightweight Sarita Devi launched tangled with security and started a protest after South Korea's Park Ji-Na was controversially awarded their semi-final bout. Later, the boxing association rejected the protest, saying it was not possible to appeal against judges' decisions.
|September 30, 2014 03:30 AM (PST)|
Singapore wins another gold in women's sailing sports event
Following the footsteps of women bowlers, Singapore's sailing teams added one more Gold to their count. Jodie Lai Xuan Yi baggedd gold with a total points and net points tally of 26.0 and 22.0, respectively. China's Yu Huijia was second with 33.0 and 26.0, while Thailand's Klahan Kamonchanok was third with 30.0 and 26.0
|September 30, 2014 02:45 AM (PST)|
Singapore claims their second Gold medal
The Gold medal in women's team of 5 event is now bagged by the team of Singapore's female bowlers. The winning team secured 6,119 pins, 71 ahead of South Koreans and 279 pins ahead of third-place Indonesia. The team included female players named Cherie Tan, Daphne Tan, Shayna Ng, New Hui Fen and Jazreel.
|September 29, 2014 10:59 PM (PST)|
Asian Games 3rd Doping Case
Gold medalist, Tai Cheau Xuen of Malaysia was expelled from the tournament after she failed the drug test and was found to have taken the stimulant sibutramine. Tai, was tested after winning the Chinese martial art's women's nanquan and nandao all-round event on Sep 20.
|September 29, 2014 10:24 PM (PST)|
Three Singapore swimmers under probe for drinking
With only five days left in the two weeks multi-sport event, three swimmers of Singapore believed to be Joseph Schooling, Roanne Ho and Teo Zhen Ren - were escorted to their apartments by village security. They had left the village without seeking the permission of officials and were supposedly drinking before returning to the village
|September 29, 2014 09:14 PM (PST)|
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)