- 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
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)|
A happy day for India
Two more golds were added to India's count after Discus thrower Seema Punia and the mixed doubles tennis pair of Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni won their respective matches.
|September 29, 2014 05:50 PM (PST)|
Qatar's High Jump for Gold
Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim took away the gold in the Asian Games high jump with much ease.
|September 29, 2014 05:42 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)