- Central Asia, a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe.

- Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China.

- continental, cold winters and hot summers, arid and semiarid.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes in the south;
- mudslides around Almaty.

Currency: Tenge
Code: KZT
Since: 1993

Exchange rates at December 31st:

1 EUR = 439.37 KZT (2018)
1 EUR = 398.23 KZT (2017)
1 EUR = 352.42 KZT (2016)
1 EUR = 371.31 KZT (2015)
1 EUR = 221.97 KZT (2014)
1 EUR = 211.17 KZT (2013)
1 EUR = 199.22 KZT (2012)
1 EUR = 191.72 KZT (2011)
1 EUR = 195.23 KZT (2010)



Location map
author: OCHA/ReliefWeb


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