Did You Know These Amazing Facts About Kazakhstan?

Did You Know These Amazing Facts About Kazakhstan?

1. Did you know, Wheat exports, a major source of hard currency in Kazakhstan? In macroeconomics, hard currency is any globally traded currency that serves as a reliable and stable store of value?


Wheat exports, a major source of hard currency in Kazakhstan


2. Did you know the Kazakh wine is wine made in Kazakhstan? The origins of the Kazakh wine industry can be traced back to the 7th century AD, when grapevines were imported from neighboring Uzbekistan and China.


Did you know the Kazakh wine is wine made in Kazakhstan?


3. Did you know Malus sieversii is a wild apple native to Central Asia's mountains in southern Kazakhstan?


 Did you know Malus sieversii is a wild apple native to Central Asia's mountains in southern Kazakhstan


4. Did you know Almaty is Kazakhstan's largest city, with a population of around 2 million?


Did you know Almaty is Kazakhstan's largest city, with a population of around 2 million?


5. Did you know Petropavl, is a city located on the Ishim River in northern Kazakhstan close to the border with Russia? This city is also known as Petropavlovsk.


Did you know Petropavl, is a city located on the Ishim River in northern Kazakhstan close to the border with Russia?


6. Did you know Kazakhstan is the ninth-largest country by area in the world? It is the largest landlocked country.


7. Did you know,In 2013, Kazakhstan unveiled the Green Economy Plan, which pledged Kazakhstan to satisfy half of its energy requirements from alternative and renewable sources by 2050.


Did you know,In 2013, Kazakhstan unveiled the Green Economy Plan


8. Did you know Kazakhstan’s Green economy is expected to grow GDP by 3% and add 500,000 jobs?


9. Did you know, since independence, Kazakhstan has attracted $330 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) from more than 120 countries?


10. Did you know Kazakhstan unveiled its first overseas dollar bonds in 14 years in October 2014?


11. Did you know, on October 5, 2014, Kazakhstan issued $2.5 billion in 10- and 30-year bonds, the country's first dollar-denominated overseas sale since 2000?


12. Did you know, the housing market in Kazakhstan increased after 2010 to 336.1 million square meters?


13. Did you know, Kazakhstan ranked 25th globally in the World Bank's Doing Business Report for 2020, ranked as the world's top country for safeguarding minority investors' rights?


14. Did you know, in February 2015, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Kazakh Anti-Corruption Agency signed a Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement? The signing of this Treaty marks an important step forward by the United States and Kazakhstan to enhance law enforcement cooperation and to protect the law-abiding citizens of both countries. Source


15. Did you know, according to the 2009 Census, 70% of the population is Muslim, 26% Christian, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% other religions (mostly Jewish), and 3% irreligious, and 0.5 other?