What is the Latitude and Longitude on Kazakhstan? also tell me something more about the country.
Latitude of Kazakhstan is:48 and Longitude of Kazakhstan is: 68
The land of ethnic and diverse cultures, Kazakhstan is transcontinental country located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. Kazakhstan was the last soviet republic to achieve independence in 1991.
Kazakhstan is spanned over an area of 2,724,900 square kilometres, which makes it the ninth largest country in the world. The geographical coordinates of Kazakhstan are 48 North and 68 East. With a population of 16,455,000, it is the 62nd most populous country in the world. However, it has a population density of only 5.94 people per square kilometres. Caspian Sea, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China and Russia bound Kazakhstan from all sides.
Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country in the world. Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan while Almaty is the largest city. Other chief cities include Oskemen, Shymkent, Atyrau and Karagandy. Some of the major rivers and lakes include Ural River, Irtysh River, Ishim River, Lake Zaysan and Lake Balkhash.
Kazakhstan has vast oil reserves. The export of oil generates large revenues for the country. Textile and wheat also contribute to its economy. Kazakhstan is the 7th largest producer of Grain in the world. Literacy rate in Kazakhstan stands at astonishing 99.5%. science, literature and sports form the core of the country's culture. Football and Ice Hockey are the most popular sports among the people in Kazakhstan.
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