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A·sta·na

 (ə-stä′nə) Formerly Aq·mo·la (äk′mō-lä′) and Tse·lin·o·grad (tsə-lĭn′ə-gräd′)
The capital of Kazakhstan, in the north-central part of the country. Founded as a fortress in 1824, it was a small mining town until the 1950s when it became the center of a vast agricultural project initiated by Nikita Khrushchev. The capital was shifted from Almaty in 1997.

Astana

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(Placename) the capital of Kazakhstan, in the N of the country; replaced Almaty as capital in 1997; an important railway junction. Pop: 335 000 (2005 est). Former names: Akmolinsk (until 1961), Tselinograd (1961–94) or Akmola (1994–98)
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Noun1.Astana - remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998
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