Astana is one of the most populated cities in Kazakhstan, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 51.10N latitude / 71.30E longitude. For routing in Astana, please check the free driving directions Astana service below.
When you visit Kazakhstan, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Kazakh, Russian, and the officially used currency is Kazakhstani tenge (KZT), since 1993.
Astana, the capital city, has numerous population; 288 200 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Astana counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Kazakhstan, bears 18 403 860 sum citizens spreading on its 1 052 093,20 sq mi / 2 724 910 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Kazakhstan is Unitary dominant-party presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: My Kazakhstan.
Google maps Astana, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Kazakhstan and the neighboring countries like China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Kazakhstan Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan lies in the north of the central Asian republics and is bounded by Russia in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in the south, and the Caspian Sea and part of Turkmenistan in the west. It has almost 1,177 mi (1,894 km) of coastline on the Caspian Sea. Kazakhstan is about four times the size of Texas. The territory is mostly steppe land with hilly plains and plateaus.