These sites have information about Kazakhstan as well as links to other places. I have generally called them by their web page title. Not in any particular order. I have included a list of the information provided at each site. All links are external , unless otherwise noted, and open in the same window.
References: central authorities, ministries and agencies
Kazakhstan: General information (president, state institutes, history, population, economy, political parties, NGO and media), Chronicle of independent Kazakhstan, Astana, The Constitution, Kazakhstan - 2030, Development priorities, The Assembly of Peoples, Conference on interaction and confidence building measures in Asia, Congress of religions
The Administration of the President
Attributes: state symbols, insignia of the President, state awards and prizes, Presidential Protocol, Presidential Orchestra, Republican Guards, Presidential residences
Head of State: the President, inauguration, spouse
Kazakhstan's Regions , from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Research & Analytical Papers. May 2000. Kazakhstan facts, system of government. Chapters on each region covering: basic facts, historical and political background, geography and environment, economy, and local politicians.
Background Notes: Kazakhstan from the US Department of State. Information similar to the CIA World Factbook, with more details on traveling there, government officials, etc.
About Kazakhstan "All about Kazakhstan in 10 squares" Overview, Government, Geography, Flora and Fauna, National Features, Economy, History, People, Culture, and Media. They have a list of Kazakhstan orphanages contact information.
Freedom House, "an independent nongovernmental organization that supports the expansion of freedom in the world" has several different reports on Kazakhstan.
Wiki: Kazakhstan: yes, I know, it's Wikipedia. In spite of the potential for inaccuracies because anyone can edit the listing, it is still a good source for information and links.
The following websites are links collections; in other words, they contain only links to other sites. Some of these sites are infrequently or never updated. Many of the links are to sites already listed on this web site. If you are interested in another CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States, former parts of the USSR) or ethnic background, you may be able to find information in other areas of these sites.
Central Eurasian Studies World Wide (CESWW) sponsored by Harvard University: resources for the study of Central Asia. Links to dissertations, university programs, experts, internet resources, and education-based e-mail lists.