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Kazakhstan: Facts & Figures

The Flag

Kazakhstan flag was designed by Shaken Niyazbekov and adopted on June 4, 1992.


Source: The World Factbook 2021. Washington, DC: Central Intelligence Agency, 2021.


Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia and covers a total area of 2,724,900 sq km. It shares its borders with Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. Its capital is Astana which means "capital city" in Kazakh. The official languages are Kazakh and Russian.



Learn more about the history of Kazakhstan as a corridor of the silk road by visiting this United Nations page.

Our Library Book Collection on Kazakhstan

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