- Published: Thursday, 06 December 2012
Kazakhstan is located in Central Asia in the heart of the Eurasian continent and the land area (over 2.7 million square meters. Km.) Is the ninth largest in the world.
Kazakhstan has a population of more than 100 ethnic groups totaling more than 14.8 million people.
Kazakhstan is rich in mineral resources, proven reserves are estimated at 10 trillion dollars. 99 of the 110 chemical elements of the periodic table discovered in Kazakhstan, 60 of them are produced and used, including zinc, coal, gold, chrome.
Already in Kazakhstan explored more than 160 oil and gas fields with total reserves of over 2.7 billion tonnes.
Investigate about 300 gold deposits. Kazakhstan ranks 6th in the world in production of gold is mined at less than 1% of the gold reserves.
Kazakhstan has rich potential of technological development on the basis of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.