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The Philippines And Republic Of Kazakhstan

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The Republic of the Philippines and Republic of Kazakhstan

The Philippines is a small archipelagic country, archipelagic meaning that it has very many islands, 7,107 to be exact. The people in the Philippines are referred to as Filipinos. The country is located in the South East part of Asia. There are 3 main geographical divisions in the country Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao with Luzon being in the north and Mindanao being at the south. The capital of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City. The Philippines location in the Pacific Ring of Fire is close to the equator, this makes the country highly prone to typhoons and earthquakes. The country has an area of about 115,831 square miles and a population of about
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Kazakhstan is a landlocked country located in Central Asia. The people in Kazakhstan are referred to as Kazakhstani. The country has a population of about 18 million people as of 2016 and it also has an area of 1,052,100 square miles making it the largest landlocked country in the world and the ninth largest country in the world. The capital of the country is Astana and the most populous city is Almaty. The country’s national language is Kazakh but they also recognize Russian as an official language of the country. The country’s ethnic groups are largely Kazakh, Russian and a small Chinese population.
The country was under the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Kazakhstan was under the Russian Empire from 1731 up until 1917. The country was then under brief independence from 1917-1921 under the Alash Orda, a group of nationalists that tried to establish an independent government for the people but failed to succeed in doing so. This independence lasted for two years until they eventually surrendered to the Bolshevik authorities. From 1920 up until 1921, Kazakhstan was a part of the Soviet Union and in 1936, the country was called the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic and it was then the second largest republic in the Soviet Union next to Russia, then known as the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic. The country experienced severe famines from 1929-1934 because Joseph Stalin wanted to collectivize agriculture and over a million Kazakhs
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