The Republic of Kazakhstan is a democratic, secular, legal and social state whose highest values are the individual, his life, rights and freedoms.
Kazakhstan’s activities are based on the fundamental principles of public concord and political stability, economic development for the benefit of all, patriotism, and resolving the most important state issues through democratic means which includes direct and indirect suffrage elections. The Republic of Kazakhstan has a a presidential form of government.
The state power in the Republic of Kazakhstan is executed on the basis of the Constitution and laws in accordance with the principle of its division into the legislative, executive and judicial branches.
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the head of state, its highest official who determines the main directions of the state’s domestic and foreign policy and represents Kazakhstan nationally and internationally. The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan acts as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
The Parliament is the highest representative body of the Republic. It performs legislative functions. Parliament consists of two Chambers: the Senate and the Majilis.
The Government holds the executive power of the Republic of Kazakhstan, heads the system of executive bodies and supervises their activity. The Government is formed by the President according to the procedure stipulated by the Constitution.
Surface: 2,724.9 sq. km.
Population: 17 million 476 thousand people
Country: the city of Astana
language: Kazakh, Russian