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Astana,Kazakhstan: see Nur-SultanNur-Sultan
, formerly Astana
, city (2008 est. pop. 600,000), capital of Kazakhstan, in central Kazakhstan on the Ishim (Esil) River, within but independent of Aqmola prov.
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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.)
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