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Basic country information

  • US Department of State Background Note: Kazakhstan Basic facts about Kazakhstan: geography, population, history, economy, etc.
  • Kazakhstan (an online introduction to Kazakhstan, with basic facts on its economy, defence, geography, government, history and people)
  • U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Kazakstan (sic!)(excellent starting point for learning about the country; includes facts-at-a-glance and sections on ethnicity, religion, and culture; early to modern history; geography, government, and the economy)
  • The World Factbook - Kazakhstan, (by CIA; covers geographical data, information on population, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues)
  • Infoplease - Kazakhstan (basic data on geography, government and history plus basic statistics)
  • Official Kazakhstan (an official page of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with information about the country's government, politics, economy, history, etc.)
  • KazakInfo (basic information about Kazakhstan)
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Area study centers (academic and research)

(To find more on this topic please visit the Central Asia resource page section Area Study Centers) Back to Subject Directory 

Associations (professional, non-governmental, international, local)

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Communications (includes Computer and Internet issues)

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Culture, fine arts and entertainment

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Current events and media

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Economy (incl. business and finances)

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Education

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Geography and travel (incl. cities, maps, transportation, etc.)

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Government

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Grants

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Health and fitness (incl. medicine, sports, etc.)

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History (incl. genealogy, etc.)

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Language (incl. dictionaries and teaching)

  • Ethnologue: report for Kazakhstan (brief sociolinguistic descriptions of languages of Kazakhstan)
  • Self study Kazakh Langauage course materials (standard and business versions) including multi-media CD from the non-credit cources offered at the University of Texas, Spring 2004. Scroll through the list of classes offered and select desired class material provided by Prof. Sagintayev.
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Law

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Libraries and archives

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Literature

  • Kazakh Literature (an online full-text library of Kazakh literature; in Kazakh only)
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People (biography)

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Politics (incl. international relations, military affairs and US policies)

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Religions

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Science and technology (incl. environmental issues)

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Social science (incl. human rights, women issues, etc.)

  • 1999 Country Report on Human Rights Practices : Kazakhstan(Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, February 25, 2000; an update is forthcoming)
  • UNHCR Statistics (to find statistical reports on population, human rights, etc. related to Kazakhstan enter "Kazakhstan" in the search window in the top right corner of the page and mark "Restrict to Statistics")
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Statistics

  • UNICEF Statistics: Kazakhstan (basic children-related statistics)
  • UNHCR Statistics (to find statistical reports on population, human rights, etc. related to Kazakhstan enter "Kazakhstan" in the search window in the top right corner of the page and mark "Restrict to Statistics")

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