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Geir Arveng asks: I would like to know which animal is pictured in the Taraz Coat of Arms.
Expert's answer:
You can see a leopard on the coat of arms of Taraz.
Manoj asks: What would be the minimum and maximum rent of a 1 bedroom apartment in Aktau for long term hiring?
Expert's answer:
You can check the following lists of one bedroom apartments available for long term rent in Aktau (first, second). The exchange rate is about 183 Tenge per 1 USD. You can use this service to translate sites from Russian.
Jing asks: My husband is offered a job in Kazakhstan. Can he bring me along with him and can I look for a job in Kazakhstan?
Expert's answer:
I think that it is possible. But it would be better to discuss all the details with the employer, check the visa requirements (usually can be found on the site of the embassy of Kazakhstan to your country). This article about obtaining a work permission in Kazakhstan. You can use this service to translate sites from Russian or other languages.
Sham asks: Sir, I want to know what will be the salary of electrical engineer with 4 years experience and diploma in Russian language. certificate in Turkish too
Expert's answer:
The following list of electrical engineer vacancies available in Kazakhstan will probably be useful. The current exchange rate is about 180 Kazakhstan Tenge per 1 USD.
Will asks: What's the average height for male kazahs?
Expert's answer:
Unfortunately, I have not found any reliable studies on this subject but it looks like it is somewhere between 165-175 centimeters.
Gary Miller asks: What is the average salary of senior software engineer in Kazakhstan?
Expert's answer:
I have found several job offers and the average salary is about 200000 Tenge (about 1100 USD) per month.
Carla Delgado asks: I'll go to visit Kazakhstan and as would be done to live in Kazakhstan, are there Latinos in Almaty?
Expert's answer:
In 2010, the ethnic composition of Almaty was the following: Kazakhs - 51%, Russians - 33%, Uyghurs - 5%, Koreans - 1.9%, Tatars - 1.8%, Ukrainians - 1.2%, other nations - less than 1%. So there is no any sizeable community of Latinos in Almaty.
Ben Sahebi asks: I am an American Iranian. I'd like to obtain visa with my American passport in Iran. Do I have to go to the embassy in Iran or can I travel to Kezakhstan without visa and obtain visa in the airport. Thankfully, Ben sahebi
Expert's answer:
You should contact the embassy of Kazakhstan to Iran to get the latest info about obtaining a visa. I have found the following page with all the official contacts of Kazakhstan embassies in the world including the one in Iran.
Dennis asks: Hi I'm from UAE working as planning engr., I have a job offer in Astana, Kazakstan by local employer here.Is it safe to work in Astana, Kazakhstan?
Expert's answer:
The capital city of Kazakhstan has the highest crime rate in the country. You can find some figures in this article about criminal activity in Astana. You can autimatically translate the article by using the following service. I think, you can also try to get in contact with foreigners who are already working there, or worked there before to get their impressions about the place.
Adam asks: If you do not feel comfortable trying Kazakh traditional food (liver, lungs, intestine, horse meat etc). Could you find standard European food in Kazakhstan?
Expert's answer:
It is not a problem to buy almost all kinds of European food at local grocery stores in Kazakhstan.

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