Catholic Church


Republic of Kazakhstan (Kazakhstan)


Also known as: Kasachstan (Deutsch), Kazajistán (español), le Kazakhstan (français), Kazakistan (Italiano), Kazachstan (polski), Cazaquistão (Português), Қазақстан (Kazakh), 哈薩克斯坦 (正體中文), カザフスタン (日本語), Kazachstania (latine)

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Capital: Astana

Area: 2,699,700 km²

Population: 18,556,698

Religions: Muslim 70.2%, Christian 26.2% (mainly Russian Orthodox), other 0.2%, atheist 2.8%, unspecified 0.5%

Languages: Kazakh (official, Qazaq) 74% (understand spoken language), Russian (official, used in everyday business, designated the "language of interethnic communication") 94.4% (understand spoken language)

Ethnic Groups: Kazakh (Qazaq) 63.1%, Russian 23.7%, Uzbek 2.9%, Ukrainian 2.1%, Uighur 1.4%, Tatar 1.3%, German 1.1%, other 4.4%

Neighbouring Countries: Turkmenistan Turkmenistan, ↑ Russia Russia, → China China, ↘ Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, ↓ Uzbekistan Uzbekistan

Circumscriptions (5): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (2), Apostolic Administrations (2)

Roman Rite (4): Atyrau, Karaganda, Most Holy Mary in Astana, Most Holy Trinity in Almaty

Ukrainian Church (1): Kazakhstan and Central Asia

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Papal Visits

Apostolic Nunciature: Kazakhstan Link Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikatt (66)

Conference of Bishops: Conferenza Episcopale del Kazakhstan Link Bishop José Luís Mumbiela Sierra (50)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, S.D.B. (71)

as of 2020.02.15

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