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About Kazakhstan

About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, also spelled Kazakstan, officially Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazakh Qazaqstan Respublikasï, country of Central Asia. It is bounded on the northwest and north by Russia, on the east by China, and on the south by Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, the Aral Sea, and Turkmenistan; the Caspian Sea bounds Kazakhstan to the southwest. Kazakhstan is the largest country in Central Asia and the ninth largest in the world. Between its most distant points, Kazakhstan measures about 1,820 miles (2,930 kilometres) east to west and 960 miles north to south. While Kazakhstan was not considered by authorities in the former Soviet Union to be a part of Central Asia, it does have physical and cultural geographic characteristics similar to those of the other Central Asian countries. The capital is Nursultan (formerly Astana, Aqmola, and Tselinograd), in the north-central part of the country. Kazakhstan, formerly a constituent (union) republic of the U.S.S.R., declared independence on December 16, 1991.

 Kazakhstan’s great mineral resources and arable lands have long aroused the envy of outsiders, and the resulting exploitation has generated environmental and political problems. The forced settlement of the nomadic Kazakhs in the Soviet period, combined with large-scale Slavic in-migration, strikingly altered the Kazakh way of life and led to considerable settlement and urbanization in Kazakhstan. The Kazakhs’ traditional customs uneasily coexist alongside incursions of the modern world.

Population of Kazakhstan

18,609,534
The current population of Kazakhstan is 18,609,534 as of Sunday, August 4, 2019, based on the latest United Nations estimates. Kazakhstan population is equivalent to 0.24% of the total world population.

Language of Kazakhstan
LANGUAGE Kazakhstan has two official languages, Kazakh, which is spoken fluently by about 30 percent of the population, and Russian, imposed by the large ethnic Russian population. In Russified Almaty, everyone speaks Russian, and it is the language on the street

Currency

Kazakhstani Tenge
The Kazakhstani Tenge is the currency in Kazakhstan (KZ, KAZ). The symbol for INR can be written Rs, and IRs.

Best Time to Visit

BEST TIME TO VISIT Almaty. The best time to visit Almaty is between the months of June to September when the temperature remains moderate and it also a pleasant sightseeing opportunity to the tourists. April is the wettest month and snow falls during the month of December making it ideal for skating and skiing

Visa Information

Kazakhstan—

  • It’s an E-Visa now for Kazakhstan.
  • Visa procedure takes minimum 10-12 working days.
  • At the time of confirmation, we need scan passport copies for all the guests (front & back) to process for LOI.
  • Letter of invitation takes 8-9 working days to receive from Kazakhstan.
  • Once LOI come we can apply for E-Visa online and get it instantly at the same time.

Weather

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