Kazakhstan size comparison
2,724,900 km2 / 1,051,811 mile2
Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country mainly located in Central Asia with a smaller portion west of the Ural River in Eastern Europe. It covers a land area of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi), and shares land borders with Russia in the north, China in the east, and Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan in the south while also adjoining a large part of the Caspian Sea in the southwest. Kazakhstan does not border Mongolia, although they are only 37 kilometers apart.
Kazakhstan is the world’s largest landlocked country, and the eighth-largest country in the world. It has a population of 18.3 million residents, and has one of the lowest population densities in the world, at fewer than 6 people per square kilometre (15 people per sq mi).