Accession Number : ADA536264


Title :   Kazakhstan Country Profile


Descriptive Note : Executive summary


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA DEPT OF NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRS


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a536264.pdf


Report Date : Jul 2009


Pagination or Media Count : 60


Abstract : Kazakhstan, from the Kazakh language, means a land of Kazakhs (Stan-land). Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia, and is the ninth largest country in the world (after Russia, China, USA, Argentina, Brazil, Canada, India and Australia). It is situated north of Uzbekistan, northwest of Kyrgyzstan, northwest of Turkmenistan, east of China, and south of Russia. Kazakhstan shares the Caspian Sea with other countries on its western border. As its neighbors in the region, Kazakhstan is a landlocked country and the second largest republic of the Commonwealth of Independent Sates after the Russian Federation.


Descriptors :   *KAZAKHSTAN , CRIMINAL CORRUPTION , MILITARY FACILITIES , EXPORTS , WEATHER , GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , DEMOGRAPHY , PROFILES , PIPELINES , LANGUAGE , ETHNIC GROUPS , INSTABILITY , INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS , POLITICAL PARTIES , RELIGION , NATURAL GAS , CRUDE OIL , BORDER SECURITY , USSR , POSITION(LOCATION)


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Geography


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE