It’s hard to miss the commercials—or the buzz—for Borat, a new movie starring British comedian Sasha Baron Cohen as an inept and ill-mannered Kazakh journalist. The people of Kazakhstan are, understandably, a bit horrified at the false traditions—caging women and drinking horse urine, among others—attributed by Borat to the Asian nation.
So what is Kazakhstan really like? Here are a few sites to give you a better picture of the ninth-largest (by area) country in the world.
Have you been to Kazakhstan? Tell us about it.