Kazakhstan

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Republic of Kazakhstan
Қазақстан Республикасы
Республика Казахстан
Member State of the Eastern Union
Eagles make any flag awesome Does this remind you of anything?
Flag Emblem
Motto: "Is Nice!"
CapitalAstana/Akmola/Tselinograd/Akmolinsk
Largest city Almaty/etc
Official languages Kazakh, Russian
Ethnic groups 64% Kazakh, 23% Russian
Religion Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Vodka
Government As democratic as you're going to get, sunshine.
 -  Khagan President Nursultan Nazarbayev
 -  Yes-Man Prime Minister Karim Massimov
National hero(es) Everyone except the Uzbeks
Independence
 -  from the Soviet Union December 16, 1991 
Population 16,004,800
 -  Density
Currency Oil Tenge
Major exports Oil and gas, carpets, rockets, uranium
Major imports Communism, Stalinist exile victims, environmental disasters, Russian-sounding names

Kazakhstan is a country in Eurasia, the ninth largest country in the world and the largest landlocked country, neighboured by Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and a significant part of the Caspian Sea. The capital moved in 1997 to Astana from Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city. It is the homeland of Abay Qunanbayuli, Al-Farabi, Kanysh Satpayev, and less prestigiously Borat, but its flag has a sun and a bird which makes it intrinsically awesome. Kazakhstan is noted for the city of Baikonur and its cosmodrome.