Kazakhstan Country Profile

Source: CIA World Factbook

Population: 15,522,373 (July 2011 est.)
Religion: Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%
Languages: Kazakh (Qazaq, state language) 64.4%, Russian (official, used in everyday business, designated the “language of interethnic communication”) 95% (2001 est.)
Ethnic Groups: Kazakh (Qazaq) 53.4%, Russian 30%, Ukrainian 3.7%, Uzbek 2.5%, German 2.4%, Tatar 1.7%, Uighur 1.4%, other 4.9% (1999 census)
Major Cities – Population: Almaty 1.383 million; ASTANA (capital) 650,000 (2009)

Source: CIA World Factbook

Media Appearance Regarding Kazakhstan

If you’re working on any medium of journalism, and value authoritative insight relating to current events in Kazakhstan, Dr. Gabbay can provide an incredible degree of knowledge and experience while lending a historical perspective to your topic. With his extensive knowledge on Kazakh history as it fits into a broader Muslim world picture, Dr. Gabbay is a self-sufficient well of information. You can check out some of Dr. Gabbay’s past media appearances on his YouTube channel here.

Consulting on Kazakh Issues

Dr. Gabbay has consulted with professionals in a variety of industries across the country relating to Muslim, and Kazakh specific world issues. As he brings both a contemporary and historical context, Dr. Gabbay can lend unparalleled expertise to make your project a success.

Source: CIA World Factbook

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