Kazakhstan is located in the 2 parts of the world – major part in Asia, minor – in Europe, neighbors include – Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.
The largest country by area, which has no access to the world’s oceans – washed only by inland Caspian and Aral Seas.
2nd in size among the CIS countries, with economic and geographical point of view is divided into Central, Eastern, Southern, Western and Northern regions.
Located in the heart of Eurasia – at the crossroads of major transportation routes, 44% of the territory is desert, 14% – is semi-desert, and 26% – is steppe.
It has a leading position in proven reserves of some rare and precious metals, rich deposits of oil, natural gas and uranium.
Exports: oil and oil products, ferrous and nonferrous metals, chemicals, grain, meat, wool, building materials, engineering products.
Major trade partners are – Russia and China, the CIS countries and the Baltic States, the country is aimed at economic cooperation and geopolitical neutrality.
One of the most stable countries in the international relations, the level of religiosity of the population is 43% – the lowest in the Central Asia.
Kazakhstan, as a rule, is associated with oil, although there are other objects and objects of pride, and now as long time ago, they are the glory of the country.
Baikonur – the first launch site, the largest and most demanded – is one of the leading places in the world by the number of starts.
Medeo – the highest skating rink /1691 m near Almaty, “Records Factory” – over 200 of the world achievements were announced here.
Aport – is a large and valuable sort of apples, derived as a result of a planned breeding and presented at the World Exhibition in Paris in 1900.