Country in Central Asia with a smaller portion in Eastern Europe

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Kazakhstan: Country in Central Asia with a smaller portion in Eastern Europe
Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country mainly located in Central Asia with a smaller portion west of the Ural in Eastern Europe. It is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth-largest country in the world, with an area of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi). Kazakhstan is the most dominant nation of Central Asia economically, generating 60% of the region's GDP, primarily through its oil and gas industry. It also has vast mineral resources.


Cats May Have Been Pets Far Longer Than We Thought [Video]

Cats May Have Been Pets Far Longer Than We Thought

Cats may have been our pets for much longer than previously thought. A new study shows that felines may have been pets for Kazakh pastoralists along the Silk Road over 1,000 years ago. Tests on a cat..

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Pneumonia in Kazakhstan 'on our radar': WHO [Video]

Pneumonia in Kazakhstan 'on our radar': WHO

Mike Ryan, head of the World Health Organization's emergencies program, said on Friday that an outbreak of pneumonia in Kazakhstan, reported to be highly lethal, was "certainly on our radar."

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