Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Official name: Республика Казахстан (Russian), Қазақстан Республикасы (Kazakh), Republic of Kazakhstan (English)

Capital: Astana 
Official languages: Kazakh (state), Russian (official). 
Geography: located in Middle Asia fringed by the Caspian Sea, the Urals
, Siberia and Central Asia. Westernmost provinces beyond river Emba extend into Europe. Borders Russia on the north and west, China on the east, Turkmenistan to the south.  
Area: 2 mio sq km 
Territorial division: 14 oblast and two cities administered by the central government (Almaty and Astana).

Population: 16.9 mio (2012) 

Area code: +7 
Currency: Kazakhstani tenghe (KZT), 1 tenge = 100 tyin.

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Senate

Established on 30 August 1995 following national constitutional referendum. The Constitution established a bicameral national Parliament consisting of the Senate and the Mazhilis.
Seats: 47 

Mandate: Members are elected for six-year terms, 32 are elected by an electoral college of local legislators. Each oblast has two mandates in the senate. Half of the House is re-elected every three years. Fifteen  are appointed by the President to ensure balanced ethnic representation or other national concern.

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 Kasym-Zhomart Tokaev

Kasym-Zhomart Tokaev
Speaker of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Mazhilis

Established on 30 August 1995 following national constitutional referendum. The Constitution established a bicameral national Parliament with the Mazhilis as the lower chamber.

Seats: 107 

Mandate: MPs are elected for a term of four years. 98 of them are elected through general, equal, free, direct elections with personal and secret ballot on party lists. Nine are appointed by the National Congress of Kazakhstan. Eligibility is 25 years for citizens with with 10 years permanent residence record.

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Nurlan Nigmatulin
Nurlan
Nigmatulin
Speaker of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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