Astana

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English[edit]

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From top to bottom, left to right: Astana Downtown; KazMunayGas headquarters; Ishim River; L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University; Triumph of Astana.

Etymology[edit]

From Kazakh Астана ‎(Astana), meaning capital, from Persian آستانه ‎(âstâne).

Proper noun[edit]

Astana

  1. The capital of Kazakhstan since 1997.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Akmoly/Akmolinsky prikaz (the settlement founded in 1830)
  • Akmolinsk (town status, 1832-)
  • Tselinograd (1961-)
  • Akmola (1992-1998)

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Synonyms[edit]

former names

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Astana

  1. Astana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Kazakh Астана ‎(Astana), from Persian آستانه.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Astana f

  1. Astana (the capital city of Kazakhstan)