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Capital : Astana
Language :  Kazakh, Russian
Currency :  Tenge
Population : 17 753 200
Area : 2 724 900 km2

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Kazakhstan facts

1. Independence from the USSR was obtained on December 16, 1991.
2. The population density is 6.2 people / km2.
3. The country is 8.5 times bigger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 60%.
5. The highest peak is Chan Tengri 7010 m above sea level.
6. The longest river is Irtysh, 1,698 km.
7. The full name of the country – the Republic of Kazakhstan.
8. Political system – democracy.
9. The average age of the population is 30 years.
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11. It is the largest country in the world that has no access to the sea.

12. In Kazakhstan, there is the world’s largest 420-meter chimney – Ekibastuz GRES-2.

13. The country is a world leader in grain exports. Grain is sent to more than 40 countries.

14. Kok-Tube is a 372 meter high television tower built on top of the elevation of 1,100 meters above sea level. It is one of the most earthquake-resistant buildings in the world.

Author: Turyst

15. Lake Bałchasz is one of the largest lakes in the world. One half of it contains salt water and the other half is sweet water.

16. The word “Kazakh” means “independent” and “wanderer”.

17. Kazakhstan is in three time zones.

18. Although it is an inland country, it still has its own sea fleet.

Author: MR

19. Of the 110 items from the Mendeleev chemical element table, up to 99 were detected on the territory of Kazakhstan.

20. The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev built the capital of the country from scratch in the workers’ town of Akmola (today’s Astana). It was supposed to cost 20 billion dollars, but several times more has been issued to this day.

21. Within 7 years of independence, no hospital was established in this country and only one school was built.

22. Scholars from the University of Nazarbayev in Astana, announced the invention of the elixir of life called Nar. The yoghurt drink is currently undergoing clinical trials before launch.

Author: MR

23. Position in the best world army list:
      – 2015 year – 79 place,
      – 2018 year – 49 place.

24. Number of soldiers:
      – 2014 year – 110,000 professional and 380,000 reservists, < br>       – 2018 year – 74 500 professional and 32 000 reservists.

25. Number of equipment:
      – 2014 year – 300 tanks, 1700 armored vehicles, 230 jet aircraft and 65 helicopters,
      – 2018 year – 300 tanks, 1610 armored vehicles, 213 jet aircraft and 75 helicopters.

26. Expenses for the army:
      – 2014 year – $2,400,000,000 ,
      – 2018 year – $2,435,000,000 .

27. Maritime fleet …
      – in 2014 the year was about 65 ships, in 2018 of the year it’s about 63 ships.

Author: Wojak

28. One of the more important holidays is the goat’s day celebrated in the new year of January 1.

Author: ciekawy

29. The minimum wage is 21 364 tenga per month (data from 2015).

30. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 163 600 лв.

Author: Daria

31. The amount of income tax in Kazakhstan is 20%.

32. Retired women can go at the age of 58, and men at the age of 63.

33. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 4.9% .

Author: Daria

34. 5 Kazakhs accumulated assets greater than one billion American dollars.

35. The richest of them is Bulat Utemuratov with assets worth over $2.6 billion.

Author: $$$NaBogato$$$

36. In Kazakhstan, an average person consumes about 10.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

37. The most drinks are spirits – 65%, then beer – 32%, and wine – 3%.

Author: AlkoWorld

38. In this country, compulsory education lasts 11 years.

39. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

40. The average IQ level is 94.

Author: EduKacJa

41. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 60 to 100 km / h.

42. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 110 km / h.

43. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

44. In 2013, 3,233 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

45. 0.5% of fatal accidents caused people under the influence of alcohol.

46. In this country, over 3,926,000 motor vehicles are registered (223 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

47. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 880,000 people).

Author: Durga

48. In this country there are over 97 418 km of paved roads including over 217 km of expressways (0.15% of all roads in the world).

49. In this country there are 96 airports, 63 with paved surface.

50. In this country there are over 15 333 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

51. In Almaty there is a metro line with a length of 11.3 km (9 stations). It was opened in 2011. Annually, about 7 million people use it.

Author: Marlène

52. In this country, over 9 966 000 (2015) 14 063 513 (2018) people have access to internet (about 80% of the population).

53. Around 1,200,000 (2015) 2,500,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

54. The national top-level domain is .kz . There are over 114,300 websites with such an extension.

55. The most popular pages with the extension .kz are: google.kz, yandex.kz and kolesa.kz.

Author: http

56. This country has 2018 over year $30,886,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.24% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

57. Amount of gold reserves in …
      – 2015 year was 216300 kg ,
      – 2018 year is 314000 kg

Author: Vinamra

58. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $248,681,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $159,000,000,000 .

59. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 14.9% GDP, or around: $37 053 469 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 17.4% GDP, or around: $27,666,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $1 569.

60. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $157,100,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $166 645 000 000 .

Author: Komornik

61. 24% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

62. In this country the average adult person smokes 161 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

63. A building with a planned height of 382 meters (88 floors) is being built in Astana. Completed to be in 2017.

Author: BobBudowniczy

64. Almaty Tower in Almaty, 371,5 meters high, is the highest building in the country. Established in 1983.

Author: BobBudowniczy

65. In this country there are 0.2% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 35,261 people).

Author: Reebeka

66. The lowest temperature: -55.6 °C was measured in Astana.

67. The highest temperature: 49.1 °C was measured in Turkistan.

Author: weather

68. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Author: medi

69. The average life expectancy in this country is 65.8 years (women – 71.5 years and men – 60.2 years).

Author: Wilga

70. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

71. In this country, women have their first child on average 25 years old.

72. 10 women give birth to 23 children on average

Author: Nadia

73. The average age of people living in this country is 30 years.

74. The country is around:
4 490 000 people (25.41%) in the age range 0-14 years.
11,912,000 people (67.41%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1 268 800 people (7.18%) over 65 years old.

75. In this country, about 338 000 children are born annually (1.9% of the population), and about 145,000 people die (0.8% of the population).

Author: Sara19

76. The lowest located place in the country is Karakija – 132 m.p.p.

Author: Klemens

77. There are 20,90000 km2 of agricultural land in Kazakhstan (77% of the country).

78. 13 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

79. The highest situated city in the country is Narynkol.

80. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 20 days.

81. He joined the United Nations on March 2, 1992.

82. The work week is 40 hours.

83. 56% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

84. 33258 km2 of the country is covered by forests (1.2%)

85. The last death penalty was carried out in 2003.

Author: Statyk

86. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 10%, and for companies 20% (2018).

87. The tax on goods and services is 12% (2018).

88. The level of inflation in 2018 is 5.9%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Kazakhstan?
The highest peak in Kazakhstan is Chan Tengri (7010 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Kazakhstan?
The largest river in Kazakhstan is Irtysh, 1,698 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Kazakhstan?
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What is the national dish?
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What Kazakhstan has national colors?
National colors: blue and yellow.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Kazakhstan?
Kazakhstan borders with such countries as: China, 1,533 km, Kyrgyzstan, 1,224 km, Russia, 6,846 km, Turkmenistan, 379 km, Uzbekistan, 2,203 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 30 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 21 364 tenga per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Kazakhstan?
The population density is 7 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 49.1 ° C was measured in Turkistan.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -55.6 ° C was measured in Astana.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 21.

answer: Marta