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Kazakhstan Country Quiz

What do you know about this 'stan' country with an unspellable name? There are annotations to three of the answers in the description.
*Independence from the USSR
**Don't write it as a number but a word (don't write "5" but "five"...), thank you.
***A state plan named "Kazakhstan 2*** Strategy" which is aimed at bringing Kazakhstan into the ranks of the world’s thirty most-developed countries
Quiz by Etanna
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Last updated: February 1, 2018
First submittedNovember 22, 2014
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Official name
Republic of Kazakhstan
Anthem
My Kazakhstan
Capital
Astana
Largest city
Almaty
River passing through the capital
Ishim River
The largest lake in/by Kazakhstan
Caspian Sea
Bordering countries
Russia
China
Kyrgyzstan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Currency
tenge
Official languages
Kazakh
Russian
Indigenous religion typical in Central Asia
Tengrism
Religion
Islam (70%)
Christianity (26%)
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Kazakh state that existed in 1456–1847, Kazakh....
Khanate
Name of Kazakhstan when it was a part of the USSR (abbr.)
KSSR
Independence* (year)
1991
number of Presidents since then**
1 (Nursultan Nazarbayev)
Association of former Soviet Republics
CIS
Parlamenti, the lower house of the Parliament
Mazhilis
Holiday celebrated on January 7
Christmas
Holiday celebrated on July 6
Capital City Day
Petroglyph site that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Tamgaly
Dairy product made from mare milk
Kumis
Cold yoghurt beverage with salt
Ayran
A multi-sport event, held every 4 years, in 2011 in Kazakhstan
Asian Winter Games
Director, "Night Watch", "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
Timur Bekmambetov
Year by which the state plan should be finished***
2050
Abay Qunanbayuli's most successful book
The Book of Words
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level 60
Jun 11, 2017
I used to live in Kazakhstan, almost eight years ago now. Managed a pathetic 18/32, although I did write the republic of kazakhstan so it didnt get accepted.
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level 60
Feb 1, 2018
Thanks for taking the quiz. I just redid it and made it - hopefully - a bit easier. I accepted loads of new typos and stuff so this shouldn't cause so much trouble anymore (I finally learned how simple your life can be when you learn basic coding abbreviations :D).
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level 48
Sep 12, 2018
Maybe accept Tengri for Tengrism...?
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level 65
Dec 1, 2018
Isn't the anthem O Canada?