The country in our Kazakhstan Flag cursor is located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. It is the world's largest landlocked country and the ninth-largest country by land area. Kazakhstan borders Russia to the north and west, China to the east, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan to the south, and the Caspian Sea to the west. The capital of Kazakhstan is Astana. Kazakhstan is also known for its vast landscapes, including the Tien Shan and Altai mountain ranges, the Caspian Sea, and the vast steppes that cover much of the country.