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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Kazakhstan is a Central Asian country located in the Eurasian steppe. It is the largest landlocked country in the world and has a total area of over 2.7 million square kilometers and a population of 18.5 million people. The capital of Kazakhstan is Astana, and the official language is Kazakh, although Russian is widely spoken throughout the country. The geography of Kazakhstan consists mainly of flat steppe land with some mountains in the south-east region, including its highest peak Khan Tengri which stands at 6995 meters above sea level. It also has several rivers that provide water sources for its agricultural sector as well as transportation routes for trade. Its coastline extends for around 1,400 kilometers along the Caspian Sea in the western part of the country. Education in Kazakhstan is compulsory from ages 5 – 16 years old with primary school followed by secondary school from ages 11 – 18 years old. Students can then pursue higher education at universities located primarily in major cities such as Astana where they can study a wide range of disciplines including medicine, engineering and law among others. Furthermore, there are several scholarship programs available to help students from low-income backgrounds attend university at no cost or reduced cost tuition fees. Additionally, vocational training centers have been established throughout much of the country to provide alternative educational opportunities to those who may not be able to attend university due to financial or geographical constraints. See searchforpublicschools for Kazakhstan Overview.

Kazakhstan Modern History

Kazakhstan is a country located in Central Asia. With the capital city of Astana, Kazakhstan has a population of 18,776,718 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. Kazakhstan became a Union republic in the Soviet Union in 1936. In the 1930s, forced collectivization of the livestock management led to the death of hundreds of thousands… Read More »

What to See in Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)

According to ITYPEMBA, Astana is located in the north of the central part of Kazakhstan in the Akmola region on the banks of the Ishim River (a tributary of the Irtysh River). In 1832, on the site of modern Astana, the Russian Cossack fortress Akmola was built, which guarded the caravan route from Central Asia… Read More »

Kazakhstan Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Typhoid & Polio Yes – Eat Drink malaria no – Overview Medical care in Kazakhstan does not correspond to European standards. Minor illnesses can be treated in Kazakhstan. A Kazakh health and insurance company (Interteach, Tel: 62 99 60, 63 97 95) with… Read More »

Foreign Fighters from Russia and Central Asia Part I

In January 2017, Turkish authorities arrested a man from Uzbekistan. He was a member of the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) and is now suspected of having carried out the terrorist attack that killed 39 people at a nightclub in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve . The suicide bombers who blew themselves up at Istanbul’s… Read More »