geographical name see Kazakhstan

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  • Kazakstan — ▪ 2000 Area: 2,724,900 sq km (1,052,090 sq mi) Population (1999 est.): 15,348,000 Capital: Astana Head of state and government: President Nursultan Nazarbayev, assisted by Prime Ministers Nurlan Balgimbayev and, from October 1 (acting; official… …   Universalium

  • Kazakstan — Kazakhstan 43°21′1.16″N 79°4′49.28″E / 43.3503222, 79.0803556 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kazakstan — republic, CEN. Asia; 1,049,200 sq. mi.; pop. 15,654,000; cap. Alma Ata …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Kazakstan — n. country in northwest central Asia, former republic of the Soviet Union (1936 to 1991) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Kazakstan — noun 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 • Syn: ↑Kazakhstan, ↑Republic of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Air Kazakstan — Air Kazakhstan Betrieb eingestellt: 2004 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kazakhstan–Kyrgyzstan relations — Kazakstan is extremely important to northern Kyrgyzstan.Martha Brill Olcott. Central Asian Neighbors . [http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/kgtoc.html Kyrgyzstan: a country study ] (Glenn E. Curtis, editor). Library of Congress Federal Research Division …   Wikipedia

  • Arqalyq — ▪ Kazakstan Russian  Arkalyk,        city, north central Kazakhstan, about 75 miles (120 km) west of Lake Tengiz. Settlement of the site began in 1956 in connection with the exploitation of the Torghay bauxite deposits, and it became a city in… …   Universalium

  • Atbasar — ▪ Kazakstan       city, north central Kazakhstan, on the Zhabay River. Founded as a Cossack settlement in 1846, it became known for its annual fair. Atbasar is now a railway junction and a centre for processing local grain and livestock. Pop.… …   Universalium

  • Auliye-Ata — ▪ Kazakstan Kazak Zhambyl, also spelled  Dzhambul , or  Džambul        city, southern Kazakhstan. It lies at the junction of the Talas River and the Turk Sib Railway. Auliye Ata is one of the oldest towns of Kazakhstan. It stands on the site of… …   Universalium

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