Kazakhstan destination information
All you need to know before visiting Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan is a big country with around 18M Kazakhstani. Official languages are Russian and Kazakh. Kazakhstan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is from UTC+05:00 to UTC+06:00. Currency used in Kazakhstan is Tenge (KZT).
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ATMs in Kazakhstan are Very common. Internet speed in Kazakhstan is on average 6.4 Mbps. In Kazakhstan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).🏙️ Almaty
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👨👩👦👦 18M ☀️ ~6 °C 🌧 ~20 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 2725k km2 (1052k mi²)
Kazakhstan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
Currency 💱100 KZT = 0.25 USD
Kazakhstan uses the Kazakhstani tenge (symbol: ? !), code KZT.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000, 500 and 200 tenges. Tenge is subdivided into 100 tï?ns. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 tenges.
ATM 🏧🏦Very common
Automatic teller machines are very common in Kazakhstan. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Mobile Phone 📱
Kazakhstan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.
If you don't want to buy SIM card in Kazakhstan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
Emergency Calls 🚨Universal :
111Fire department :
To call Kazakhstan, dial +, then 7 (the country code for Kazakhstan), then the area code (without the initial 8) and the local number.Locally
For local calls within Kazakhstan, start with the area code (with the initial 8). In the case above area code is 712 .
international: + 7 712 1234567
calling local: 8712 1234567
Internet Speed 💯
Internet speed in Kazakhstan is on average 6.4 Mbps.
WiFi coverage in Kazakhstan is low. It is not as easy to find one.
SIM Card #️⃣
You can buy a SIM card for about 1,897.14 KZT, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Altel, Beeline, Kcell or Tele2.
In Kazakhstan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).
Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) in all built-up areas and 90-100 km/h (55-62 mph) on undivided highways.
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