piątek, 14 czerwca 2013

Kazakhstan is a country in Central Asia, with its smaller part west of the Ural River in Eastern Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by land area and the ninth largest country in the world; its territory of 2,727,300 square kilometres is larger than Western Europe. It is neighbored clockwise from the north by Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, and also borders on a large part of the Caspian Sea. The terrain of Kazakhstan includes flatlands, steppe, taiga, rock canyons, hills, deltas, snow-capped mountains, and deserts.

Did you know that:
1. It is the largest country in the world without access to the sea.
2. In Kazakhstan is the world's largest 420-meter chimney Ekibastuz GRES-2.
3. The country is a world leader in the export of grain. Grain is sent to more than 40 countries.
4. Kok-Tube is the highest TV tower in the world from the sea level. The tower is also one of the most earthquake-resistant buildings in the world.
5. Lake Balkhash is one of the largest lakes in the world. One of his half includes a salt water and other half a fresh water.
6. The word "Kazakh" is "independent" and "The Wanderer".
7. Kazakhstan has three time zones.
8. From the 110 elements of the periodic table of chemical elements, up to 99 was detected on the territory of Kazakhstan.

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