Common questions

What is GMT time in Kazakhstan?

What is GMT time in Kazakhstan?

Time Zone: UTC+6

Time Zone Asia/ Almaty
Universal Time Coordinated GMT / UTC UTC+6
Daylight Saving Time DST Time Change: In this time zone there is no Daylight Saving Time in use.

Does Kazakhstan have two time zones?

Kazakhstan has 2 time zones. The time zone for the capital Astana is used here.

What is Astana time?

The Astana Times is published by Regional Non-Profit Organization Guild of Independent Journalists. It is registered with the Ministry of Communications and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan under the registration number N 11208-G of 1 November 2010.

Does Kazakhstan have Daylight Savings time?

Standard time in Kazakhstan is either UTC+05:00 or UTC+06:00. These times apply throughout the year as Kazakhstan does not observe Daylight saving time.

Is Kazakhstan safe?

Like its neighboring countries, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan has been placed in Level 1 countries by the US Department of State, meaning it is among the safest countries in the world to travel to! The country is considered to be safer than destinations such as France and Germany, which are Level 2 countries.

Where is Alma Ata?


Almaty Алматы Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
First settled 10–9th century BC
Founded 1854
Incorporated (city) 1867

What language is spoken in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan/Official languages

Can you drink alcohol in Kazakhstan?

Kazakhstan raised the legal drinking age from 18 to 21 in 2009. The new bill doubles fines for selling liquor to under 21s to a maximum of $1,200 (with the revocation of an offender’s license to sell alcohol).