Kazakhstan

SHORT INFORMATION

Education in Kazakhstan

Following independence from the Soviet Union a major economic depression cut "public financing" for education in Kazakhstan, "which dropped from 6% of gross domestic product in 1991 to about 3% in 1994, before rising to 4% in 1999."

SHORT INFORMATION

Kazakhstan government, political system (Politics)

Kazakhstan has a hybrid system of government that combines aspects of both parliamentary and presidential systems.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Traditional dishes in Kazakhstan

Kazakh national cuisine reflects the nature of its people, its history, customs and traditions. Since old times hospitality has been the most distinctive feature of the Kazakh people. A guest is always given a special welcome and offered the place of honor.