Kazakhstan is a democratic, secular, constitutional unitary republic. Kazakhstan is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Economic Cooperation Organization, and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Kazakhstan is the richest country in Central Asia, due to its large oil and natural gas reserves.
Capital: Nursultan previously named Astana
Major cities: include Nursultan, Almaty, Karaganda, Shymkent, Atyrau, and Oskemen
Almaty is the largest city.
Population: 459 million as of April 2019
Currency: Kazakh Tenge coded as KZT.
Language: Kazakh and Russian.
In many universities, the professional courses are in fully English medium to attract more foreign students.
It is the largest landlocked country that shares borders with Russia, China, and the Central Asian countries of Turkmenistan. Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and also adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea.