About Kazakhstan and Why should you go?
Located in the continent of Asia, Kazakhstan covers 2,699,700 square kilometers of land and 25,200 square kilometers of water, making it the 9th largest nation in the world with a total area of 2,724,900 square kilometers. Kazakhstan became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Kazakhstan is 17,522,010 (2012) and the nation has a density of 6 people per square kilometer. The currency of Kazakhstan is the Tenge (KZT). As well, the people of Kazakhstan are refered to as Kazakhstani. The dialing code for the country is 7 and the top level internet domain for Kazakhstani sites is .kz. Kazakhstan shares land borders with 5 countries: Russia, Turkmenistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.
Whay you should go..
Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country and former Soviet republic, extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains at its eastern border with China and Russia. Its largest metropolis, Almaty, is a long-standing trading hub whose landmarks include Ascension Cathedral, a tsarist-era Russian Orthodox church, and the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, displaying thousands of Kazakh artifacts.