- 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
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)