The official currency of Kazakhstan is Tenge.
Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia.
Estimated population (2014): 17,289,000
Estimated population (2000): 14,915,000
Estimated population (1950): 6,703,000
Kazakhstan has the largest economy in Central Asia. It possesses considerable oil reserves and minerals and metals. Kazakhstan also has considerable agricultural potential with its vast steppe lands, as well as a developed space infrastructure. Kazakhstan has taken over all launches to the International Space Station from the Space Shuttle.
Kazakhstan's industrial sector includes the extraction and processing of natural resources and a relatively large machine building sector specializing in construction equipment, tractors, agricultural machinery, and some military items.
The most popular places in Kazakhstan among international travellers