Kazakhstan is a republic in Central Asia. It's the 9th biggest country and is the largest landlocked country in the world. It's a multinational state, which is inhabited by 17.8 million people, belonging to more than 120 nationalities! Kazakhstan is known as the land of steppes but has in reality a quite diverse nature: from deserts and flat steppes in the West, Center, and South of the country to mountains and lush landscapes in the Southeast and North! It's a country of surprises which any adventurous backpacker will appreciate.
International airports: Almaty Airport (ALA), Astana Airport also called Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport (TSE) and Shymkent Airport (CIT).
Currency: Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT)
Official languages: Kazakh and Russian
Main religion: Islam (70%)
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