Kazakhstan has a variety of religion even though Kazakhstan is an Islamic country. Religion, in Kazakhstan, is about 70% Muslim or you can say, Islam, by the head of the population, with other religions making up the remaining 30% which include Christianity 26% and other religions are 4%.
In Kazakhstan, you will find a total of 2,300 mosques and a total of 265 registered Orthodox churches, 93 Catholic churches, and 543 Protestant churches and prayer houses. But there are some mosques and churches which are very famous and religious.
• Central Mosque Almaty is one of the religious places. As you would suppose from these statistics, the Central Mosque is an impressive building, constructed in the Timurid style of architecture.
• The Mosque, looks ancient, with its Turkish calligraphy, domes, and minarets, but was only completed in 1999.
• Central Mosque is a superb building and the biggest mosque in Kazakhstan, accommodating up to 7000 worshippers.
• Religious tolerance is a feature of Kazakhstan and visitors to the mosque have reported being invited in to look around, even though they are not of that faith.
• The Hazret Sultan Mosque is the largest mosque in Central Asia. Construction of the cathedral mosque "Hazret Sultan" started in Astana in June 2009.
• In different periods from 1000 to 1500 workers have been involved in the construction of the mosque.
• Hazret Sultan Mosque supplemented the list of unique objects of the capital.
• It is a mausoleum in the city of Turkestan, in southern Kazakhstan. The structure was commissioned in 1389 by Timur, who ruled the area as part of the expansive Timurid Empire, to replace a smaller 12th-century mausoleum of the famous Turkic poet and Sufi mystic, Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (1093–1166).
• The construction of the building was stopped, after the death of Timur in 1405.
• In spite of its incomplete state, the mausoleum has survived as one of the best-preserved of all Timurid constructions.
• Its creation marked the beginning of the Timurid architectural style.
• Nur-Astana Mosque, situated in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. Nur-Astana is the 3rd largest mosque in Central Asia. It is situated at the left riverbank in the city of Astana, Making of the Mosque first started in March 2005.
• 5,000 worshippers can worship inside the mosque at a time, including 2,000 for worshippers outside the mosque.
• In the 15th century, it was one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world.
• By the mid-20th century only a grandiose ruin of it still survived, but now essential parts of the mosque have been restored.
• Entering the Mosque from the northeast through the vast parade portal leads to the courtyard.
• An impressive dome above a square base, around 40m high, rises on the opposite side of the courtyard.
• In Kazakhstan, there are 79 religious associations of the Catholic church. Kazakhstan’s Monks-Franciscans, the first Catholic missionaries.
• The further growth of Catholicism, in the territory of Kazakhstan, was promoted by the settlement of the Polish exiled, the military personnel and special immigrants in 18th – the second half of the 19th centuries.
• At the end of the 19th century in Kostanay, there was a Catholic temple, branch of Omsk arrival. At the beginning of the 20th-century akmolinsky and Semipalatinsk regions, there were communities of the Polish and German Catholic immigrants.
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