Kazakhstan lies in the north of the central Asian republics and is bounded by Russia in the north, China in the east, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan in the south, and the Caspian Sea and part of Turkmenistan in the west. It has almost 1,177 mi (1,894 km) of coastline on the Caspian Sea. Kazakhstan is about four times the size of Texas. The territory is mostly steppe land with hilly plains and plateaus.

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  • Kostanay (Kazakh: Қостанай, romanized: Qostanai (listen); Russian: Костанай, romanized: Kostanay) is a city located on the Tobol River in northern Kazakhstan It was known as Nikolayevsk (Russian: Николаевск) until 1895 and then as Kustanay (Russian: Кустанай) until 1997 Kostanay is the administrative center of the Kostanay Region

  • Petropavl (Kazakh: Петропавл, romanized: Petropavl (listen)), or Petropavlovsk (Russian: Петропавловск, tr Petropavlovsk), is a city on the Ishim River in northern Kazakhstan close to the border with Russia, about 261 km west of Omsk It is the capital of the North Kazakhstan Region

  • Kyzylorda (Kazakh: Қызылорда, romanized: Qyzylorda, قىزىلوردا (listen)), formerly known as Kzyl-Orda (Russian: Кзыл-Орда), Ak-Mechet (Ак-Мечеть), Perovsk (Перовск), and Fort-Perovsky (Форт-Перовский), is a city in south-central Kazakhstan, capital of Kyzylorda Region and former capital of the Kazakh ASSR from 1925 to 1927 The city has a population of 242,462 (2020 Census) It historically developed around the Syr Darya river and the site of a Kokand fortress

  • Fort-Shevchenko (Kazakh: Форт-Шевченко) is a military-base town and administrative centre of Tupkaragan District in Mangystau Region of Kazakhstan on the eastern shore of Caspian Sea Primary industries include fishing and the extraction of stone Population: 5,559 (2016 estimate)

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