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kazakhstan-astana - Photo by veni markovski - CC-BY

Population 2007 ..........................................................15,284,929
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 5,900
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)...............138.7
Unemployment.....................................................................10%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... -.7
Labor force (%) ....... -.3
 

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Resources and links about Kazakstan

Zenkov church - Photo by Irene2005 - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................1,049,000 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 35
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 60
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 65
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 24
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ...............................8
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+)

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Background Note: Kazakhstan  __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5487.htm

Cities of Kazakhstan :: History and pictures __ "History and pictures of every interesting place and city in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan Tourism Destinations" - illustrated - From orexca.com - http://www.kazakhstan.orexca.com/cities_kazakhstan.shtml 

Colleges and Universities - Kazakhstan __ A list of schools including direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/kz.html

Country Profile: Kazakhstan __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "A huge country covering a territory equivalent to the whole of Western Europe, Kazakhstan has vast mineral resources and considerable economic potential." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1298071.stm  
 
 

Economy of Kazakhstan __ "Kazakhstan is the largest nation and economy in Central Asia, and the ninth largest nation by area in the world." You will find an encyclopedic article about the economy of Kazakhstan and links to additional material. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Kazakhstan 

Ethnologue report for Kazakhstan __ Web page dedicated to languages spoken in Kazakhstan - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan __ A good overview of Kazakhstan_ , history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107674.html

Kazakhstan Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=129&countryName=Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic.  Use drop down menu to select country. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Kazakhstan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blkazakhstan.htm
 
Kazakhstan: History, Geography, Government, and Culture ... __ "Information on Kazakhstan — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, ..." Plus more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107674.html

kazakhstan map and map of kazakhstan information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kz.htm

Kazakhstan Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Kazakhstan. Pictures of Kazakhstan - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Kazakhstan/ 

Kazakstan __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/kazakstan/

Kazakstan __ "If you're not a fan of endless semi-arid steppe and decaying industrial cities, Kazakstan may seem bleak as a month-old biscuit. And if it sometimes looks like the landscape has suffered from hundreds of nuclear explosions, well, parts of it have - ever since Russian rocket scientists started using Kazakstan as a sandpit in the late 1940s. But any country which uses a headless goat's carcass as a polo puck obviously has lots to offer." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_asia/kazakstan/

Maps Of Kazakhstan __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Kazakhstan.html

pictures of Kazakhstan at picturesofplaces.com __ You will find a collection of click-to-view photo galleries as well as other information about Kazakhstan. - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/kazakhstan.html 

Timeline: Kazakhstan __ A timeline of important dates in Kazakhstan history beginning with the 1st century. - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1298395.stm


 

 

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