Kazakhstan's new interim president was sworn in Wednesday following the shock resignation of the country's long-time ruler and in his first official act renamed the capital after his predecessor.
Hits: 37. Astana is the capital and second largest city of Kazakhstan. The city, which was declared as the capital of Kazakhstan in 1998, is located in the province of Akmola.It is in the central part of Kazakhstan. The capital has been moved here to prevent clutter in the southern part of the country.
This is a list of cities with more than 50,000 people in Kazakhstan. The names of many places have been changed during the last century, sometimes more than once. Wherever possible, the old names have been included and linked to the new ones.
Kazakhstan Essay The largest of the central Asian countries, and the ninth-largest country in the world, with a population of over 15.3 million (2008) in a land area of 2,724,900 sq. km, Kazakhstan was a part of the Russian Empire and then the Soviet Union until independence in 1991.
Capital City of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country and former Soviet republic, extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains at its eastern border with China and Russia.
Under the Constitution, Kazakhstan is a democratic, secular, legal and social state which recognizes the man, his life, rights and freedoms as the supreme values of the country. Kazakhstan gained independence on December 16, 1991. Nur-Sultan is the capital city of the country. Kazakh language is the official language of Kazakhstan.
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Astana (formerly Almaty) is the capital of Kazakhstan since December 1997.