Overview - Kazakhstan

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Capital:Astana
Area:2,717,300 km²
Population:15,233,244 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Kazakh, Russian.
Religion(s):Muslim - 47%, Russian Orthodox - 44%, Protestant - 2%, others - 7%.
Ethnic Group(s):Kazakh (Qazaq) - 53.4%, Russian - 30%, Ukrainian - 3.7%, Uzbek - 2.5%, German - 2.4%, Tatar - 1.7%, Uygur - 1.4%, others 4.9%.