Kazakhstan GuideKazakhstan is by far the largest of the Central Asian states of the former Soviet Union. It has borders with Russia, China, and the Central Asian countries of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. HotelsFind hotels in Almaty, Astana, Aktau and more.
Popular in KazakhstanAlmatyAlmaty is the former capital of Kazakhstan, located in Almaty Province. Almaty is the former capital of Kazakhstan, and is still its largest city. AstanaAstana, 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. AktauAktau is a city of approximately 200,000 citizens located on the banks of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan.
In KazakhstanAlmaty ProvinceAlmaty Province is in the southwest of Kazakhstan. It is a population center for the country, home to the nation's largest city … Kazakhstani NorthThe Kazakhstani North is comprised of the provinces of Kostanay, North Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, and Akmola. Caspian BasinThe 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. Karkaraly National ParkKarkaraly National Park is a protected reserve and national park in the Karaganda Oblast of Kazakhstan. Kazakh DesertThe Kazakh Desert is the southernmost region of in Kazakhstan, spanning across the nation's sections of the vast Qyzylqum and Aral Karakum deserts. UralskUralsk is a city in West Kazakhstan. Oral, Uralsk in Russian, is a city in northwestern Kazakhstan, at the confluence of the Ural and Chogan Rivers close to the Russian border. Central HighlandsThe 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. AltaiFor other places with the same name, see Altai. Altai is a mountainous region in the extreme east of Kazakhstan. TemirtauTemirtau. The city located nearby to Quaraghandy, on coast Samarkand water basin in Kazakhstan.