About Kazakhstan

About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is the world’s ninth largest country where East and West have merged in a unique harmony under an endlessly blue sky. The word of a Turkic origin “Kazakh” means “Free man”- this is connected with the fact that since the very ancient times Kazakhstan has been inhabited by freedom-loving nomads.

In olden times, the Great Silk Road passed through the Kazakh lands. Merchants of Celestial Empire carried silk, weapons, medicines, rice, exotic goods such as tusks across Kazakh steppes to the West, to Europe. In this way Kazakhstan was the most important link in the chain of cultural, trade and economic relations between Asia and Europe.

Nowadays representatives of about 130 nationalities live in Kazakhstan, of which 66% are Kazakhs, 21% are Russians, the remaining 13% are Ukrainians, Uzbeks, Uighurs, Koreans, Germans and etc.

Kazakhstan borders with Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and has a coastline on the Caspian Sea. The capital of the country is Nur-Sultan. Large cities of Kazakhstan: Almaty, Aktobe, Karaganda, Shymkent.

Tourist routes in Kazakhstan are always full of unique discoveries.

The country has an amazing nature, which paradoxically combines deep rivers and lakes with sultry deserts and singing sands, proud peaks of mountain ranges with divinely green oases. In order to be sure that this is all true, come and see everything for yourself. Kazakhstan waits for you!