Neighboring countries: Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan - through Caspian Sea with Iran and Azerbaijan.
Area: 2 724 900 sq km
Climate: Extreme continental
Population: approx 18 million (yes, all of Kazakhstan)
Life expectancy: around 70 years
Capital city: Astana (unfortunately it was renamed into Nur-Sultan illegally)
Big cities: Almaty, Astana, Shymkent, Aktobe, Karagandy, Taraz, Pavlodar, etc.
Major exports: oil & gas, metall, minerals, wheat, etc.
GDP: approx 250 billion USD as of January 2018
Main languages: Kazakh is a state language. Russian is an official language, and the language of interethnic communication.
Religion: Sunni Islam, Russian Orthodox Christianity
Currency: Kazakh Tenge (KZT). 1 USD = 390 KZT as of December 2019.
National Airline: Air Astana
International phone code: +7
Time zone: GMT+5 & +6.
Electrical voltage: 220 AC (50 Hz)
Weights & measure: metric
National sports: football (soccer), boxing, wrestling, cycling, etc.Public holidays: 1-2 January (New Year); 8 March (International Women’s Day); 22 March (Nowruz); 9 May (Victory Day); 16 December (Independence Day)