Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia, next to the Caspian Sea. It’s situated northwest of China and southwest of Russia. In the south, it borders the countries of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The country of Kazakhstan is mostly composed of dry, grassy steppe in the west. Then, it transitions to the Altai Mountains in the east and deserts in the central area.
The highest point in Kazakhstan is the Khan Tengri mountain peak at 6,995 m. Whereas the lowest point is Vpadina Kaundy at 132 meters below sea level.
Cities, towns and villages
Lakes, rivers and creeks
|Aral Sea |
|Lake Balkhash |
Where is Kazakhstan?