About Kazakhstan

Geography

Kazakhstan from Space

Commander Scott Kelly of the International Space Station has amazed the world with his photos of planet Earth taken from space. His photos show us howbreathtakingly surreal and beautiful Earth looks from orbit. These are the photos he’s taken f... Read more

Nur-Sultan

Nur-Sultan is located in the center of Kazakhstan in the dry steppe zone and in the grass steppe subzone. The area of the city stands above the flood plain of the Yessil River. The city has a climate similar to North and South Dakota with cold ... Read more

Aral Sea

The Aral Sea depression was formed toward the end of the Neogene Period (which lasted from about 23 to 2.6 million years ago). Sometime during that process the hollow was partially filled with water—a portion of which came from the Syr Darya. I... Read more