Mastering Kazakh will take from you 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 2 point.
Learning Latvian might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Kazakh in Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Germany.
Number of native speakers is about 21,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 24,000,000. The biggest country in which Kazakh is used as a native language is Republic of Kazakhstan.
Native speakers of Latvian are mostly from Latvia and are about 1,500,000 people.
Latvian are spoken fluently by 1,700,000 people.
The language is spoken in Latvia, Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Germany, Lithuania, New Zealand, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and USA.
Kazakh came from Turkic branch of the Altaic language family.
Baltic branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Latvian language.