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Kazakhstan was part of the former Soviet Republic and is a country located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe that is bordered by Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Russia and China. Its biggest city is Almaty. Kazakhstan is a culturally rich country that is fairly mainstream but a protected republic that has a varied topography that includes the steppes, taiga, ravines, slopes, delta and snow clad mountains. It is a picturesque nation that seems cradled within the backdrop of mountains so as a student studying MBBS in Kazakhstan, you can be sure of beautiful scenery and panoramic views of natural beauty throughout your stay.

People and culture

The population of Kazakhstan was recorded at 18 million in 2014 and features a populace thickness of only 6 individuals for every square km. The capital of Kazakhstan in Astana where previously it was Almaty till 1997. The country has an impressive GDP which makes it a fast developing nation but with noteworthy medical infrastructure making it a favored nation for studying MBBS abroad. Its vast resources come primarily from its highly developed oil and gas industry. This also makes Kazakhstan widely regarded as the wealthiest of all the “stans’ nations of Central Asia and Europe.

While there are remnants of a rich historical and religiously diverse influence in Kazakhstan monuments and landmarks, the dominant religion is Islam. People are friendly and hospitable towards students.

The international element and diversity of the country is the key factor in making it global hub of education due to its collaborations with international educational bodies. Kazakhstan is keen to welcome international students from across the world.

Climate:

Kazakhstan has a continental climate with warm summers and very cold winters. Rainfall also occurs in arid and semi arid regions. Wingers are fairly cold and dry.

Cost of living The economic growth of Kazakhstan and its wide educational infrastructure make it affordable for students wanting to study MBBS in Kazakhstan. Students will find all amenities and stores in and around the universities and campus and as such need not travel too far to acquire basic things.  Most universities have their own infrastructure of hostels and accommodation with Indian food and international cuisine available.