Kazakhstan is the largest landlocked country and, as the world's ninth biggest country by area, is the largest of the former states of the former Soviet Union apart from Russia itself.
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Almaty, in Almaty Province, is the former capital of Kazakhstan, and still its largest city and the financial and cultural center.
Astana, in the north of Kazakhstan, is the second largest city in the country. It took over the role of capital city from Almaty in December 1998.
Aktau is a city of approximately 200,000 citizens located on the banks of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan.
Almaty Province is in the southeast of Kazakhstan. It is a population center for the country, home to the nation's largest city …
The Caspian Basin is the westernmost region of Kazakhstan. It spreads from the southern tail of the Ural Mountains, across the Caspian lowlands, to the shores of the Caspian Sea.
The Kazakhstani North is comprised of the provinces of Kostanay, North Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, and Akmola.
The Central Highlands of Kazakhstan is a huge, sparsely populated region larger in area than Pakistan, consisting of the endless steppe of the Aktobe and Karagandy provinces, as well as the western half of East Kazakhstan Province.
The Kazakh Desert is the southernmost region of in Kazakhstan, spanning across the nation's sections of the vast Qyzylqum and Aral Karakum deserts.
Altai is a mountainous region in the extreme east of Kazakhstan. It is home to some of the country's most beautiful alpine scenery, with remote wildlands and clear lakes.