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Phoebe Kiburi

Thumbnail Kazakhstan is a Central Asian country and former Soviet republic which extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains at its eastern border with China and Russia.

Its largest metropolis, Almaty, is a long-standing trading hub whose landmarks include Ascension Cathedral, and the Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, displaying thousands of Kazakh artifacts.Other significant cities include Astana, its capital and Shymkent, the capital of the southern region.

territory of Kazakhstan has historically been associated with the nomadic tribes whose main economic activity was pastoralism but Kazakhstan is Thumbnail currently known for its prowess in sports.It has developed itself as a formidable sports-force on the world arena in the fields various fields like bandy, boxing, chess, kickboxing, skiing, gymnastics, water polo, cycling, martial arts, heavy athletics, horse-riding, triathlon, track hurdles, Greco-Roman wrestling and billiards. The most popular sport in Kazakhstan is football and its most widespread activity is cycling.

Fun fact :Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country.