Kazakhstan


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Kazakhstan

Ka·zakh·stan

 (kä′zäk-stän′, kə-zäk′-)
A country of west-central Asia south of Russia and northeast of the Caspian Sea. The original Turkic inhabitants were overrun by the Mongols in the 1200s and ruled by various khanates until the Russian conquest of 1730 to 1863. The region was incorporated into the USSR in 1920 and was named the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic from 1936 to 1991, when it gained its independence. Astana is the capital, and Almaty is the largest city.

Kazakhstan

(ˌkɑːzɑːkˈstæn; -ˈstɑːn) or

Kazakstan

n
(Placename) a republic in central Asia: conquered by Mongols in the 13th century; came under Russian control in the 18th and 19th centuries; was a Soviet republic from 1936 until it gained independence in 1991. It has rich mineral deposits and agriculture is important. Official language: Kazakh. Religion: nonreligious, Muslim, and Christian. Official currency: tenge. Capital: Astana (formerly Akmola, Akmolinsk, or Tselinograd); capital functions moved from Almaty (formerly Alma-Ata) in 1997. Pop: 17 736 896 (2013 est). Area: 2 715 100 sq km (1 048 030 sq miles)

Ka•zakh•stan

(ˌkɑ zɑkˈstɑn)

n.
a republic in central Asia, NE of the Caspian Sea and W of China. 16,824,825; 1,049,155 sq. mi. (2,717,311 sq. km). Cap.: Akmola. Former official name, Kazakh′ So′viet So′cialist Repub′lic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kazakhstan - a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian SeaKazakhstan - a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
Alma-Ata, Almaty - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Kazakhstani - a native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan
Translations
قازاقستانكازاخستانكَازَاخِسْتَانكازخستان
Kazakhstan
Kazachstán
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KazaĥioKazaĥstano
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Kazahsztán
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KazakistanKazakstan
カザフスタン
카자흐스탄
Kazachstanas
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ประเทศคาซักสถาน
KazakistanKazakeli
Казахстан
قزاقستان
nước Kazakhstan

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