The flag of Kazakhstan is set on a sky blue background and featues a gold sun with 32 rays above a golden steppe eagle at its centre. On the hoist side of the flag, also in gold, is a national ornamentation pattern known as "koshkar-muiz" (meaning "the horns of the ram"). The flag of Kazakhstan was designed by Shaken Niyazbekov.
The flag of Kazakhstan was officially adopted on 4 June 1992 following Kazakhstan gaining its independence from the Soviet Union.
The flag's ratio is 1:2.