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Type Settlement
Scripts Астана(Kazakh, Russian) استانا(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. ah-stah-NAH(Kazakh) əs-TAH-nə(English) u-stu-NA(Russian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan until 2019, when it was renamed Nur-Sultan.
Added 2/18/2016 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by Mike C and HL

See Also

User submission Astaná