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Type Settlement
Scripts Нұр-Сұлтан(Kazakh) نۇر-سۇلتان‎(Kazakh Arabic) Нур-Султан(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. /nʊr.sʊɫ.ˈtɑn/(Kazakh) /ˈnʊɹ.sʌl.tɑːn/(English) /nʊər.sʊl.ˈtɑːn/(English) /nur.sʊl.ˈtan/(Russian)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsNursultan, Nur Sultan

Meaning & History

From the given name Nursultan. This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which was renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-). It was previously known as Astana.
Added 2/6/2020 by HL
Edited 9/12/2021 by Mike C and HL