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(ækˈməʊlə; Kazakh ɑkmɔˈlɑ) or


(Placename) a former name (1994–98) of Astana
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(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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Akmola region governor Sergey Kulagin met September 17 with the representatives of the Israeli firm ALL ENERGY LTD, during which they discussed the plans to build a new thermal power plant in Kokshetau, the official information portal of Akmola region reported.
Quarantine declared on August 17 in the village of Olginka of Akmola region due to the anthrax outbreak has been lifted, the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan reported.
Anthrax in Akmola region: 80% of meat of diseased cattle seized and eliminated AKIPRESS.COM - 80% of meat of the diseased cow that was slaughtered in the village of Olginka were seized, head of the department of epidemiological surveillance of extremely dangerous infections of the committee of quality control and security of goods and services of the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan Zauresh Jumadilova said, InformBureau reports.
"In turn, the value of investments attracted to Akmola and Pavlodar regions have decreased by 0.8 and 21.4 percent respectively compared to 2017," the statement said.
It became Akmola, which means "white grave", after Kazakhstan gained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Earlier it was reported that the number of dead saiga neared 90,000 saiga in Akmola, Aktobe and Kostanay regions.
"The share of the North-Kazakhstan region amounted to 26.5 percent in the total production of cereals and legumes in the country, while the share of Akmola region amounted to 26.2 percent and Kostanay region amounted to 23.2 percent.
In September 2011, Hambledon said it had agreed to take over sector player Akmola Gold LLP in a bid to gain access to the Tellur and Stepok gold projects in central Kazakhstan.
Hambledon's growth thwarted by tail damn repair; Akmola Gold acquisition on hold (page 3).
In 1994, President Nazarbayev signed a Presidential Decree on moving the capital from Almaty to Akmola (now known as Astana).
Which country transferred its capital from Alma-Ata to Akmola, later renamed Astana, in 1997?