Kazakhstan
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
ITU code : International Communication Union.
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Kazakhstan - Physical geography

Area : 2 720 000 Km2
Water : 1.75 %
Lands under cultivation : 23 %
Wild pasture lands : 57 %
Forests : 5 %

Min. Height : -132 m (Aktau)
Max. Height : 6995 m (Khan Tangiri)



Kazakhstan - People
Nationality : Kazakhstani
Main language(s) : Kazakh, Russian

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Population (2005) : 15 079 000 people
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Density : 5.5 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.8 children / woman
Life expectancy : 65 years
Urban population : 56 %

Main cities :
285 000 people Astana (capital)
1 150 000 people Almaty
560 000 people Qaraghandy
393 000 people Chiymkent
342 000 people Semipalatinsk
335 000 people Pavlodar
325 000 people Taraz
322 000 people Oskemen
315 000 people Semei


Kazakhstan - Economy
Currency : Tenge (KZT) = 100 Tyine
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 165 Tenge (KZT)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 24.4 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 1618 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 44.36 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 2942 dollars


Kazakhstan - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Wheat (14)
- Barley (16)
- Cotton (19)
- Potatoes (23)
- Sheeps (23)
- Uranium (5)
- Zinc (7)
- Silver (9)
- Bauxite (10)
- Copper (10)
- Iron (12)
- Gold (18)
- Deposits of gas (16)
- Deposits of oil (18)
RECORDS :
- Largest lake in the world = Caspian Sea (380 000 Km2). See also Russia, Iran and Turkmenistan.
- 4th largest lake in the world = Aral Sea (64 500 Km2). See also Uzbekistan.


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