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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GAMMA members triumph at AMMA Asian Mixed Martial Arts Championships

Inside The Games 17 Jul 2024
Eight GAMMA member federations fielded teams for the AMMA Asian Mixed Martial Arts Championships in Cambodia last week, from July 11 -13 ... GAMMA President Alexander Engelhardt was in attendance and awarded medals.Kazakhstan won 8 gold medals AMMA Asian Mixed Martial Arts Championships....

Vietjet enhances air transport connectivity between Việt Nam and Laos

Vietnam News 12 Jul 2024
The air service has offered more convenient and diversified travel choices to flyers between the two countries and for further connection to Australia, India, South Korea, Japan, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, and beyond....

Kazakh screenwriter contributes to China-Kazakhstan friendship through artworks

Antara News 11 Jul 2024
... The Composer," said Sabit Kurmanbekov, an art director of the movie and a screenwriter from Kazakhstan, during a recent interview with People's Daily ... Kurmanbekov was initially invited by the Ministry of Culture and Information of Kazakhstan to be an art director of the movie....

Kazakhstan a mutually beneficial BRI partner

China Daily 05 Jul 2024
Every year, a large number of Chinese students travel to Kazakhstan for higher studies, and vice versa, while art exhibitions and cultural exchanges have helped deepen mutual understanding. For example, traditional Kazakh music and dance are popular in China, and Chinese calligraphy and martial arts are popular in Kazakhstan....

Reporter's log: Legendary poet a bridge of friendship

China Daily 05 Jul 2024
The poet built a bridge of cultural exchanges between China and Kazakhstan, and has been mentioned and affirmed by the leaders of the two countries many times ... In the future, China and Kazakhstan will further strengthen their cooperation across various sectors such as education, tourism, archaeology, art and media....

China, Kazakhstan upgrade tourism cooperation

Antara News 04 Jul 2024
The opening ceremony of the Kazakhstan Year of Tourism in China in 2024 was recently held in Beijing. China and Kazakhstan will hold a series of splendid activities throughout the year of tourism, which include art performances and tourism forums ... In recent years, China and Kazakhstan has witnessed continuously deepening tourism cooperation....

Leading Feed Producer to Invest HUF 20B in Kazakhstan

Hungary Today 04 Jul 2024
With the expected investment of around HUF 20B, we would like to contribute to the dissemination of our Group’s outstanding sector know-how and state-of-the-art technology, based on research and development activities, to Kazakhstan, thus contributing to the further ......

Carry forward the millennia-old friendship between China and Kazakhstan

People Daily 02 Jul 2024
Xi paid a state visit to Kazakhstan in September 2022. After a welcome ceremony, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev invited Xi to an art exhibition titled "Kazakhstan-China ... On display were Chinese and Kazakh masterworks from the State Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan....

Full Text of Chinese president's signed article in Kazakh media

ECNS 02 Jul 2024
Thirty-two years ago, China was among the first countries to recognize Kazakhstan's independence ... Both countries need to encourage more twinning between our provinces and cities and more cooperation on education, tourism, archaeology, arts, and media, so as to expand the depth and scope of China-Kazakhstan cultural and people-to-people exchanges....

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