Kazakhstan is a unitary state with a presidential form of government. The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the head of state, his supreme official, who determines the main directions of the domestic and foreign policy of the state and represents Kazakhstan within the country and in international relations.
2 724 900 sq. Km (1,052,085 sq. M.)
The 9th largest country in the world
2 nd place in the territory among the CIS countries
Population: 17.7 million people.
National currency: tenge.
Time: 6 hours ahead of Greenwich time (Almaty, Astana). Kazakhstan is divided into two time zones: the eastern (main) and the western zone.
Language: Kazakh is the state language. Among state organizations and local authorities, Russian is used along with the Kazakh language.
Religion: Today Kazakhstan is a multi-confessional country, with more than 3,000 religious associations representing 40 faiths. The predominant religions are Islam and Christianity.
Cities of republican significance: Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty.