What To Do In Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan is by far the largest of the Central Asian states of the former Soviet Union. It has borders with Russia, China, and the Central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. It is the world's ninth biggest country by size, and it is more than twice the size of the other Central Asian states combined. Its lack of significant historical sites and endless featureless steppe have put many off Kazakhstan, while many still are captivated by the emptiness and mystery of this goliath state. It will be many travellers' first port of call on their Central Asian adventure, and there is much for the intrepid traveller to enjoy. Kazakhstan is the richest country in Central Asia, due to its large oil and natural gas reserves. The country is also said to be the largest landlocked country as well.

Current issues include: Developing a cohesive national identity; expanding the development of the country's vast energy resources and exporting them to world markets (an oil pipeline to China has been built; the gas pipeline is under construction); achieving a sustainable economic growth outside the oil, gas, and mining sectors, and strengthening relations with neighboring states and other foreign powers.


What To Do In Kazakhstan

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Vital Stats

Region Info Greater Asia
Population 3,230.3 million
Highest Altitude 8,848 m
Mount Everest, Nepal 29,029 ft
Lowest Altitude -154 m
Aydingkol Lake, China -505 ft
Lowest Temperature -52.3 °C
Mohe County, China (1969) -62.1 °F
Highest Temperature 40.9 °C
Kumagaya, Japan (2007) 105.6 °F

Travel Trivia

Which is NOT a section of the River Nile in North Africa?

Trivia: Which is NOT a section of the River Nile in North Africa?

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