The Republic of Kazakhstan is a large country that encompasses three time zones and has a population of fifteen million people. It borders Russia to the north and west, China to the east, and Kyrgystan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan to the south.
The Kazakh people have a long and rich history of nomadic traditions over many centuries.... Despite the hardships engendered by Soviet domination, the strong Kazakh spirit persevered, and the young country actively supports the wonderful cultural traditions that are an inherent part of the Kazakh identity.
In addition, from another expat resource, one of the main riches of Kazakhstan is it's minerals. According to the world's leading scientists research shows that Kazakhstan occupies the sixth place in the world on it's stores of natural resources, which includes petroleum, gas, titanium, magnesium, tin, uranium, gold and other color metals.