Kazakhstan (i/ˌkæzækˈstɑːn, ˌkɑː-, -zɑːk-, -ˈstæn/;Kazakh: Қазақстан, Qazaqstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia, with a minor part west of the Ural River and thus in Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by land area and the ninth largest country in the world. Its territory of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi) is larger than all of Western Europe. By 2006, Kazakhstan had become the dominant nation of Central Asia economically, generating 60% of the region's GDP, primarily through its oil/gas industry. The country has vast mineral resources.

It has borders with (clockwise from the north) Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, and also adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea. The terrain of Kazakhstan includes flatlands, steppe, taiga, rock canyons, hills, deltas, snow-capped mountains, and deserts. With an estimated 18 million people as of 2014, Kazakhstan is the 61st most populous country in the world. Given its large land area, its population density is among the lowest, at less than 6 people per square kilometre (15 people per sq. mi.). The capital is Astana, where it was moved in 1997 from Almaty.

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246 students graduate from Al Qasimia University

Urdu Point 28 May 2023
After that, student Yahya Qurban from Kazakhstan at the College of Arts and Humanities delivered a speech expressing his thanks and appreciation to the Ruler of Sharjah for caring for students throughout their studies at the university and developing their scientific and life skills....

China exports 100 intelligent heavy-duty trucks to Kazakhstan

Xinhua 20 May 2023
A total of 100 intelligent heavy-duty trucks, produced by a manufacturer based in China's Chongqing, were recently delivered to Kazakhstan ... Art performance held to mark opening of year of ... China exports 100 intelligent heavy-duty trucks to Kazakhstan....

Summit a new milestone in China-Central Asia relations: Chinese FM

People Daily 20 May 2023
Qin said the summit has written a new chapter in the building of a community with a shared future for humanity ... During the summit, China also signed a mutual visa exemption agreement with Kazakhstan. The Year of Culture and Arts for the Peoples of China and Central Asian Countries was officially launched, according to Qin ... (Web editor ... ....

A road map to turn our museums more vibrant

Hindustan Times 19 May 2023
The development of virtual museums such as the first-ever Shanghai Cooperation Organisation online exhibition on shared Buddhist heritage brought together Buddhist philosophy and the art of central Asia from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan along with Russia, Pakistan, China and India....

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