Culture of Kazakhstan
People in Kazakhstan speak the Kazakh, and Russian languages. The linguistic diversity of Kazakhstan is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Kazakhstan is 0.6621. The followers of Islam are the religious majority in the country. 53.6% of Kazakhstan's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Kazakhstan. The rate of urbanization in Kazakhstan is considered to be 1.2. According to data on inbound tourists in Kazakhstan, 4,926,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Kazakhstan is called 'Meniñ Qazaqstanım', which in English means 'My Kazakhstan'. It was adopted in 2006. The lyrics have been written by Zhumeken Nazhimedenov (with modifications byNursultan Nazarbayev) and the music has been composed by Shamshi Kaldayakov.
Around 24% of the population of Kazakhstan are obese.
Each year, the people of Kazakhstan consume 3.5 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 31.8% beer, 3.1% wine, 65.1% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Kazakhstan is beshbarmak. Other national dishes include shalgam.