About Kazakhstan

About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a unitary state with a presidential form of government. The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the head of state, its highest official determining the main course of the government’s domestic and foreign policies and representing Kazakhstan within the country and in international relations.

2 724 900 sq.km

Territory

9th

Largest Country

Astana

Capital

Tenge (KZT)

National Currency

18 137 300

Population

57%

Urban Population

43%

Rural Population

Russian

Language of Interethnic Communication

Kazakh

State Language
 
Administrative and territorial divisions:    

Akmola region

Zhambyl region

Mangystau region

Almaty region

West-Kazakhstan region

Pavlodar region

Aktobe region

Karaganda region

North-Kazakhstan region

Atyrau region

Kostanay region

Turkestan region

East-Kazakhstan region

Kyzylorda region

 

 

Cities of national importance: Astana – the capital of Kazakhstan; Almaty, Shymkent