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(ækˈməʊlə; Kazakh ɑkmɔˈlɑ) or


(Placename) a former name (1994–98) of Astana


(ækˈmoʊ lə)
the capital of Kazakhstan, in the N central part. 280,200. Formerly, Akmolinsk, Tselinograd.
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Noun1.Akmola - remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998
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More than 600 secondary school teachers the Akmola, Almaty, Astana, Kostanay, the Eastern and Northern Kazakhstan Regions were acquainted with energy-saving tools that can be used in everyday life.
The Council of Heads of the Governments of the CIS members took place in the village of Burabay in Akmola region on May 29, the press service of the prime minister of Kazakhstan said.
Kadyrkhan Otarov, the First Deputy Mayor of Akmola Oblast, the administrative district where Kalachi is located, proposed the idea of allocating millions of dollars for locals' resettlement into new homes and jobs in nearby cities like Esil.
The site of an ancient settlement known as Bozok, it later became Akmola during the period of the Kazakh khanate.
The next thing, three men had forcibly carried her, along a special bridal carpet, into the house of the man who wants to marry her in Kazakhstan's central Akmola region.
The name Astana, which in Kazakh means capital, was given abruptly in May 1998 after an unsuccessful campaign to convince foreign journalists that the original name Akmola did not mean "white grave".
Shortly after gaining independence, President Nursultan Nazarbayev made the decision to move the country's capital from Almaty, in the southwest, to Astana, a city previously named Akmola.
According to September 15, 1995 presidential Decree on the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan a State Commission was formed to organize the transfer of the highest and central authorities to the city Akmola (Astana).
In 1997, Nazarbayev moved the capital from Almaty and changed the name of this place from Akmola to Astana, which was then an empty patch of land best known as a former prison camp for the wives of Soviet traitors.
With the participation of renowned architects from around the world Kisho Kurokawa and Norman Foster from the moment of transfer of the Kazakhstan capital in 1997, the area of the former Akmola (formerly known as Astana) has increased almost three times, from 258 to 710.
In a 2008 study when she was at Harvard, she and co-researcher Module Akmola found a correlation that had both biological and sociological underpinnings.
Hambledon's growth thwarted by tail damn repair; Akmola Gold acquisition on hold (page 3).