Geography in Kazakhstan

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Geography in Kazakhstan


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Area in Kazakhstan


Surface area

2 724 902 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 233 (96,57%); 4 place in Asia 51 (94,12%)

Land area

2 699 700 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 230 (96,52%); 4 place in Asia 51 (94,12%)

Territorial waters

25 202 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 153 (87,58%); 7 place in Asia 39 (84,62%)

Land use in Kazakhstan


Land area

2 699 700 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 230 (96,52%); 4 place in Asia 51 (94,12%)

Agricultural land

80,38 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 3 in the world of 208 (99,04%); 2 place in Asia 49 (97,96%)
0,078 % (0,016 % annual) ↗
min: 78,08; max: 82,14; max-min: 4,06 (4,94%); mid: 80,11;
0,269 (0,335%)
2 169 920 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 6 in the world of 209 (97,61%); 3 place in Asia 49 (95,92%)
0,078 % (0,016 % annual) ↗
min: 2 107 833; max: 2 217 470; max-min: 109 637 (4,94%); mid: 2 162 652;
7 269 (0,335%)
12,37 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 4 in the world of 207 (98,55%); 2 place in Asia 49 (97,96%)
7,58 % (1,52 % annual) ↗
min: 12,37; max: 14,47; max-min: 2,10 (14,54%); mid: 13,42;
-1,05 (-8,50%)

Arable land

10,89 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 100 in the world of 206 (51,94%); 26 place in Asia 49 (48,98%)
2,42 % (0,484 % annual) ↘
min: 10,50; max: 12,98; max-min: 2,49 (19,15%); mid: 11,74;
-0,854 (-7,84%)
293 953 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 206 (94,66%); 5 place in Asia 49 (91,84%)
2,42 % (0,484 % annual) ↘
min: 285 623; max: 350 850; max-min: 65 227 (18,59%); mid: 318 237;
-24 284 (-8,26%)
1,68 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 2 in the world of 206 (99,51%); 1 place in Asia 49 (100%)
4,89 % (0,978 % annual) ↗
min: 1,68; max: 2,20; max-min: 0,520 (23,67%); mid: 1,94;
-0,260 (-15,50%)

Forest area

1,23 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 189 in the world of 205 (8,29%); 41 place in Asia 47 (14,89%)
33 090 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 85 in the world of 206 (59,22%); 20 place in Asia 47 (59,57%)
0,189 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 204 (43,63%); 16 place in Asia 47 (68,09%)
7,49 % (1,50 % annual) ↗
min: 0,189; max: 0,226; max-min: 0,037 (16,58%); mid: 0,207;
-0,019 (-9,94%)

Terrestrial protected areas

3,29 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 172 in the world of 204 (16,18%); 36 place in Asia 48 (27,08%)
6,69 % (1,34 % annual) ↘
min: 2,41; max: 3,29; max-min: 0,880 (26,75%); mid: 2,85;
0,440 (13,37%)
90 305 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 202 (78,71%); 9 place in Asia 48 (83,33%)
0,0000191 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 169 in the world of 202 (16,83%); 29 place in Asia 48 (41,67%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Kazakhstan


Length of land borders

13 364 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 5 in the world of 166 (97,59%); 4 place in Asia 44 (93,18%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 10 place in Asia 44 (79,55%)

Coastline

2 964 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 40 in the world of 191 (79,58%); 12 place in Asia 43 (74,42%)

Elevation in Kazakhstan


mean elevation

387 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 95 in the world of 163 (42,33%); 29 place in Asia 44 (36,36%)

lowest point

-132 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 73 (9,59%); 15 place in Asia 19 (26,32%)

highest point

6 995 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 232 (96,55%); 9 place in Asia 51 (84,31%)

Main parameters in Kazakhstan


Population

17 544 126 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 64 in the world of 233 (72,96%); 26 place in Asia 51 (50,98%)
6,97 % (1,39 % annual) ↘
min: 9 714 260; max: 17 544 126; max-min: 7 829 866 (44,63%); mid: 13 629 193;
3 914 933 (22,31%)

Surface area

2 724 902 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 233 (96,57%); 4 place in Asia 51 (94,12%)

Population density

6,50 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 216 in the world of 230 (6,52%); 50 place in Asia 51 (3,92%)
6,97 % (1,39 % annual) ↘
min: 3,75; max: 6,50; max-min: 2,75 (42,26%); mid: 5,13;
1,37 (21,13%)

Population growth rate

1,46 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 84 in the world of 216 (61,57%); 23 place in Asia 50 (56%)
3,51 % (0,702 % annual) ↘
min: -1,75; max: 4,44; max-min: 6,19 (139,44%); mid: 1,35;
0,118 (8,09%)

Surface area

15,53 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 220 in the world of 233 (6,01%); 50 place in Asia 51 (3,92%)
7,49 % (1,50 % annual) ↗
min: 15,53; max: 28,01; max-min: 12,48 (44,55%); mid: 21,77;
-6,24 (-40,18%)