Flag Kazakhstan

Flag Kazakhstan 1500x900mm

Flag Stock Code: kazak/l

Stock Item:

$23.00

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Hand-waver Kazakhstan 450x300mm (One only)

Flag Stock Code: kazak/hw

Stock Item:

$12.89

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Handwaver Child Kazakhstan 225x150mm (One only)

Flag Stock Code: kazak/hc

Stock Item:

$7.44

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Desk Flag Kazakhstan 150x100mm (One only)

Flag Stock Code: kazak/df

Stock Item:

$7.66

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String 30 Kazakhstan 230x150mm

Flag Stock Code: kazak/sf30

Stock Item:

$54.00

Prices include G.S.T.

Background

Native Kazakhs, a mix of Turkic and Mongol nomadic tribes who migrated into the region in the 13th century, were rarely united as a single nation. The area was conquered by Russia in the 18th century and Kazakhstan became a Soviet Republic in 1936. During the 1950s and 1960s agricultural "Virgin Lands" program, Soviet citizens were encouraged to help cultivate Kazakhstan's northern pastures. This influx of immigrants (mostly Russians, but also some other deported nationalities) skewed the ethnic mixture and enabled non-Kazakhs to outnumber natives. Independence in 1991 caused many of these newcomers to emigrate. Current issues include: developing a cohesive national identity; expanding the development of the country's vast energy resources and exporting them to world markets; achieving a sustainable economic growth outside the oil, gas, and mining sectors; and strengthening relations with neighboring states and other foreign powers.

Design Description

sky blue background representing the endless sky and a gold sun with 32 rays soaring above a golden steppe eagle in the center; on the hoist side is a "national ornamentation" in gold

Capital City

Astana; note - the government moved from Almaty to Astana in December 1998

Government

republic; authoritarian presidential rule, with little power outside the executive branch