Usage Kazakh, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Scripts Астана(Kazakh, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian Cyrillic, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Uzbek Cyrillic) استانا(Kazakh Arabic) وآستانا(Arabic) Աստանա(Armenian) ასტანა(Georgian) Αστάνα(Greek) अस्ताना(Hindi)
Pronounced Pron. ah-stah-NAH(Kazakh) ahs-tah-NAH(Armenian) əs-TAH-nə(English) A-STA-NA(French) a-STA-na(Polish) u-stu-NA(Russian) [key·IPA]
Other Forms FormsAst’ana (Georgian)
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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.