Russian is the second largest ethnic group in Kazakhstan, and the Russian language is an official language in the country. You will be able to learn not only about Kazakh culture but also meet and mingle with ethnic Russians.
Geography & Diversity
Kazakhstan is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of the major trading roots connecting Europe and Asia and shares borders with China, Russia as well as Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan. The strategic importance of this region is ever-expanding.
Kazakhstan is home to over 120 (!) nationalities.
The country provides a unique blend of Russian influence and Central Asian history, both traditional and modern Asian and European cultures. Easily travel to China, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan!
Kazakhstan offers incredible natural attractions. Charyn Canyon, Kolsai Lake, Big Almaty Lake, Altyn-Emel National Park, and Lake Issyk are just some of the most breathtaking places you can find.
Kazakhstan possesses unique nature resources: you can find 99 out of 118 elements of the Mendeleev Periodic Table in the country.
Kazakhstan is affordable! It is ranked as one of the least expensive places to visit and live.
Kazakhstan is one of only four countries in the world to ever fully denuclearize. After the fall of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan returned 1,410 Soviet strategic nuclear warheads to the Russian Federation and currently has no nuclear weapons.
Kazakhstan might be the home of Wonder Woman. There is evidence that suggests that the mythical Amazons were created from the Ancient Greeks’ encounter with Scythian women from Kazakhstan and Southern Russia.