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KAZAKHSTAN
KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY –
KNOW YOUR WORLD
INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE
• Olzhas {Alljazz}
Yestekov
– Fulbright Scholarship
– Accounting
– Almaty
– Starting own acc...
COUNTRY MAP
COUNTRY QUICK FACTS
• Full name: Republic of Kazakhstan
• Population: 17.7 million (est. 2013)
• Capital: Astana
• Largest...
CHARYN CANYON
• 96 miles long
• Width 492-984feet
• Depth of 490–980 feet
• Took 2-3 million years to form
LANGUAGE:
• HELLO - SALEM GOOD BYE – SAU BOL
• YES - YA NO – ZHOK THANK YOU -RAKHMET
• YOUR WELCOME – OKASY ZHOK PLEASE – ...
COUNTRY
• LEADER: PRESIDENT NAZARBAYEV
• GOVERNMENT: PARLIAMENTARY
REPUBLIC
• VOTING AGE: 18 YEARS OLD
RELIGIONS
• ISLAM – 70%
• ORTHODOX – 20%
• NONE – 4%
• CATHOLIC – 3 %
• PROTESTANT - 2%
• OTHER – 1%
NATIONAL HOLIDAYS
• March 8 – International Women Day
• March 22 – Nauryz
• May 1 – Unity Day
• May 7 - Defender of the Fa...
FOOD
•BESHPARMAK
•HORSE MEAT
•HORSE MILK
•CAMEL MEAT
•CAMEL MILK
MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS
TRADITIONAL SPORTS:
•KOKPAR – HORSE POLO
•KIZ KUU – KISS A GIRL DURING HORSE RACE
•KAZ...
LINKS
• https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kz.html
• http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific...
RAKHMET!
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Olzhas yestekov kazakhstan

  1. 1. KAZAKHSTAN KNOW YOUR COMMUNITY – KNOW YOUR WORLD
  2. 2. INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER PROFILE • Olzhas {Alljazz} Yestekov – Fulbright Scholarship – Accounting – Almaty – Starting own accounting firm
  3. 3. COUNTRY MAP
  4. 4. COUNTRY QUICK FACTS • Full name: Republic of Kazakhstan • Population: 17.7 million (est. 2013) • Capital: Astana • Largest city: Almaty • Area: 1,052,085 sq mi (24 Ohio state) • Major language: Kazakh, Russian • Major religion: Islam, Christianity • Life expectancy: 62 years (men), 73 years (women) • Monetary unit: 1 Kazakh tenge = 100 tiyn • Main exports: Oil, uranium, ferrous and nonferrous metals, machinery, chemicals, grain, wool, meat, coal
  5. 5. CHARYN CANYON • 96 miles long • Width 492-984feet • Depth of 490–980 feet • Took 2-3 million years to form
  6. 6. LANGUAGE: • HELLO - SALEM GOOD BYE – SAU BOL • YES - YA NO – ZHOK THANK YOU -RAKHMET • YOUR WELCOME – OKASY ZHOK PLEASE – N/A • I LOVE YOU – SUYEMIN HOW ARE YOU - KALAYSIN • EXCUSE ME - KESHIRINIZ I AM SORRY - KESHIRINIZ • DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH – ANGYLSHA BILESIZ BE • MY NAME IS OLZHAS – MENIM ATIM OLZHAS • I AM KAZAKH – MEN KAZAKPYN
  7. 7. COUNTRY • LEADER: PRESIDENT NAZARBAYEV • GOVERNMENT: PARLIAMENTARY REPUBLIC • VOTING AGE: 18 YEARS OLD
  8. 8. RELIGIONS • ISLAM – 70% • ORTHODOX – 20% • NONE – 4% • CATHOLIC – 3 % • PROTESTANT - 2% • OTHER – 1%
  9. 9. NATIONAL HOLIDAYS • March 8 – International Women Day • March 22 – Nauryz • May 1 – Unity Day • May 7 - Defender of the Fatherland Day • May 9 – Victory Day • December 16 – Independence Day
  10. 10. FOOD •BESHPARMAK •HORSE MEAT •HORSE MILK •CAMEL MEAT •CAMEL MILK
  11. 11. MUSIC - DANCE – SPORTS & TRADITIONS TRADITIONAL SPORTS: •KOKPAR – HORSE POLO •KIZ KUU – KISS A GIRL DURING HORSE RACE •KAZAKHSHA KURES – WRESTLING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: •DOMBRA – TWO STRING •KOBYZ – TWO STRING DANCE: •KARA ZHORGA – BREAKDANCE
  12. 12. LINKS • https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kz.html • http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1298071.stm • http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/kazakhstan • http://www.lonelyplanet.com/kazakhstan • https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/kazakhstan • http://www.kazakhembus.com/ • http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/kazakhstan- guide/ • http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g293943-Kazakhstan- Vacations.html • http://wikitravel.org/en/Kazakhstan • http://www.worldtravelguide.net/kazakhstan
  13. 13. RAKHMET!

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