About Kazakhstan

Facts About Kazakhstan

General

  • Independent from the Soviet Union since 1991
  • 9th largest country (the largest landlocked)
  • 4 times the size of the state of Texas
  • 4,750 miles of border with Russia (57%) an... Read more

Culture

Kazakhstan is one of the most ethnically and religiously diverse in the world. This owes in part to its geography, situated in between the major world religions, but also to Soviet ethno-policies and the settlement of European migrants througho... Read more

Government

Kazakhstan is a constitutional republic.

Since its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Kazakhstan has consistently moved towards a stable, democratic transition, which resulted in the establishment of a secular constitution in 1... Read more

Geography

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