REPUBLIC OF kazakhstan

 

Capital - Astana

Resident Population (as of the beginning of the 2018) - 18.1 mln. persons

National Currency - Tenge (from November, 1993)

 
NATURAL AND GEOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND Environment Protection
 

Borders on  China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.

 

Share in total territory 1, % :

agricultural lands 37,7

forest area 8,4

water basin area 1,5

other 52,4

 

Specially  protected  territories (national parks, nature  reserves, wildlife preserves, special hunting reserves) 2
number, units - 27
total territory, thous. ha  -
7040

 

The longest rivers,  km

(length along the territory of the state)

Ertis (Irtish) - 1700

Esil (Ishim) - 1400

Syrdarya - 1400

Zhaiyk (Ural) - 1082

 

The largest lakes, thous. sq. km

Caspian Sea (total area, mln. sq. km ) 0,4

Balkhash - 18,2

Alakol - 2,7

Markakol - 0,4

 

The highest point, m

Han-Tngri peak (Han-Taniri) (range Saryzhaz) - 6995

 

Average of many years temperature (2015)

January from  -0,10C  to -14,80C  

July      from  +18,40C  to +28,60C

 

1 Categories of the lands are given according to national land code.
2
2014 Excluding other nature protection units and nature relics in land area 17579 thous.ha.

 
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