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Kazakhstan

Place

Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a contiguous transcontinental country in Central Asia, with its smaller part west of the Ural River in Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by land area and the ninth largest country in the world; its territory of 2,727,300 square kilometres is larger than Western Europe. It has borders with 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 17 million people as of 2013 Kazakhstan is the 61st most populous country in the world, though its population density is among the lowest, at less than 6 people per square kilometre. The capital is Astana, where it was moved from Almaty in 1997.

  • also known as República do Cazaquistão, قزخستان, قزقستان, قبجاق, Republica Kazahstan, Kazachija, Kazachstano Respublika, República del Kazakhstan, República Socialista Soviètica del Kazakhstan, Kazahstānas Republika, 哈萨克斯坦, Kazak, Kazakh, Kazakstan, Republic of Kazakhstan
  • part of Eurasia, Asia
  • instance of: Asian country / Asian nation = any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
  • part: Alma-Ata / Almaty = the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
  • member of: CIS / Commonwealth of Independent States = an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
  • member: Kazakhstani = a native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan
  • read more about Kazakhstan (country)

Writings

  1. "Kazakhstan" is a book by Martha Brill Olcott.
    • also known as "Kazakhstan: unfulfilled promise"
  2. "Kazakhstan" is a book by Bhavna Dave.
    • also known as "Kazakhstan: ethnicity, language and power"
  3. "Kazakhstan" is a book by Dagmar Schreiber.
    • also known as "Kazakhstan: nomadic routes from Caspian to Altai"
  4. "Kazakhstan" is a book by John Gray.
    • also known as "Kazakhstan A review of farm restructuring"
  5. "Kazakhstan" is a book by Michael Fergus.
    • also known as "Kazakhstan: coming of age"

Miscellanea

Kazakhstan is the Kazakh state television . It started broadcasting on March 8, 1958 . It is a part of the RTRC JSC Kazakhstan. Broadcasts around the clock in the Kazakh language .

Phrases with Kazakhstan

  1. capital of kazakhstan
  2. republic of kazakhstan

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kazakhstan

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Google previewAdvances in International Psychology (2013)

Research Approaches and Personal Dispositions, Socialization Processes and Organizational Behavior by Johann F. Schneider, Knud S. Larsen, Krum Krumov, Grigorii Vazow

Kazakhstan is an multiethnic Eurasian country based on two major cultural systems: A western Slavic-Christian cultural...

As stated by the president of Kazakhstan (Nazarbaev, 1997) " Kazakhstan is a unique State in Asia, in which are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Drug Policy (2011)

by Mark A. R. Kleiman, James E. Hawdon

Kazakhstan is a Central Asian country bordered by Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The ninthlargest country in the world, its territory is larger than all of Western Europe, though it is extremely sparsely populated.

Google previewKey Players and Regional Dynamics in Eurasia (2010)

The Return of the 'Great Game' by M. Freire, R. Kanet

Kazakhstan is a central player for Russia in the area, being the main oil producer and sharing a long border with Russia (7,500...

Regarding the CIS framework, Kazakhstan refers to integration as proceeding at 'different speed[s]'; (ibid.).

Google previewJoking Asides (2016)

The Theory, Analysis, and Aesthetics of Humor by Elliott Oring

Kazakhstan is a country in central Asia about which few people in the West have any knowledge beyond the fact that it was a former Soviet republic and consequently might still be suffering from the effects of a state-controlled economy.

Google previewCentral Asia and Regional Security (2014)

by Mr P L Dash, Ms Anita Sengupta, Mr Murat M Bakhadirov

Kazakhstan is a member of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) where China is a strong player. With Russia it remains strongly integrated through multiple security and economic arrangements like the Collective Security Treaty ...

Google previewOn the Trail of Genghis Khan (2013)

An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads by Tim Cope

Kazakhstan is a country surrounded by wolves on all sides—the Russians, Chinese, Turks, and of course the Americans!” By the time we made it back to Tanbai's home it was 104°F, and the horses stood tied and sweating in the shadeless ...

Google previewThe Golden Oriole (2009)

by Paul Mason, Jake Allsop

Kazakhstan is a very large country of 2,717,300km2, stretching from the Caspian Sea to western China – an area as big as Canada or the whole of Western Europe, with a human population of 17 million people, living predominantly in the ...

Google previewInvestment Guides Investment Guides: Kazakhstan 1998 (1998)

by OECD

Geography Kazakhstan is a vast country. It is the size of Western Europe, covering 2.7 million square miles and stretching 2 000 kilometres east to west and 1 200 kilometres north to south. The biggest ...

Google previewCivil Society and Politics in Central Asia (2014)

by Charles E. Ziegler

Kazakhstan is a highly secular society with a multiethnic population. Although islam is not the only determinant of Kazakh national identity owing to the republic's longheld secular traditions, islamic teachings have historically shaped Kazakh ...

Google previewICIE 2015 3rd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2015)

ICIE 2015 by Deresh Ramjugernath

Modern Kazakhstan is a neo-patrimonial state characterized by considerable dominance over political and economic affairs by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. This is an example of resource-based economy; however it needs to move away ...

Google previewPlundered Nations? (2011)

Successes and Failures in Natural Resource Extraction by Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables, T. Venables

Kazakhstan is a former Soviet republic with a population ...

Google previewThe Impact of Asian Powers on Global Developments (2013)

by Erich Reiter, Peter Hazdra

Kazakhstan is a country five times the ...

Google previewKazakhstan Country Study Guide Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments (2012)

by IBP, Inc

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION: Kazakhstan is a newly independent nation in the midst of profound economic and political change. Its capital is Astana; the U.S. Embassy is still located in Almaty, the largest city and former capital. Tourist facilities ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Poverty (2006)

by Mehmet Odekon

SITUATED IN CENTRAL Asia and bordering Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in the world. Its territory is four times the state of Texas and five times the territory ...

Google previewDrugs in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law [3 volumes] (2014)

by Nancy E. Marion, Willard M. Oliver

Opium cultivation even reached parts of Russia and countries such as Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. However, the opium poppy is not the only thriving drug in this region; marijuana is also thriving in Asia. Lebanon, Turkey, Afghanistan ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Methodism (2013)

by Charles Yrigoyen Jr., Susan E. Warrick

KAZAKHSTAN. See EUROPE. KENYA, METHODIST CHURCH. Pioneer German Lutheran mission- ary Johann Ludwig Krapf (1810–81) inspired the United Methodist Free Church to begin a Kenyan mission. Krapf accompanied the first group ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Successor states to the USSR with high proportions of Russians among the population are Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Belarus (see the report Russkiy yazyk v mire at www.mid.ru). Associated with this is the very ...

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Scrabble value of K5A1Z10A1K5H4S1T1A1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 30 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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