Kazakhstan – beautiful country
Kazakhstan lies in the center of western Asia, with a small part of the northwestern corner of the country in Europe. Its official name is Republic of Kazakhstan. Its area is 2,717,300 square kilometers. Kazakhstan borders China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan. The border between Kazakhstan and Russia is the longest continuous land border in the world (7 512.8 kilometers). The Caspian and the Aral Seas are partially within the republic.
Kazakhstan’s climate is extremely continental, with cold winters and hot summers. The Kyzyl Kum and the Betpaqdala are the largest deserts. Only a few scrub plants grow in these areas.
Representatives of about 120 ethnic groups live in Kazakhstan.