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Astana
Астана
Dountoun Astana wi Bayterek touer

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Astana is located in Kazakhstan
Astana
Astana
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 51°10′0″N 71°26′0″E / 51.16667°N 71.43333°E / 51.16667; 71.43333
Kintra Kazakhstan
Foondit 1998
Government
 • Akim (mayor) Imangali Tasmagambetov
Area
 • Total 722 km2 (279 sq mi)
Elevation 347 m (1,138 ft)
Population (August 1, 2010)[1]
 • Total 708,794
 • Density 958/km2 (2,480/sq mi)
Time zone BTT (UTC+6)
Postal code 010000–010015
Area code(s) +7 7172[2]
ISO 3166-2 AST
License plate Z
Website http://www.astana.kz

Astana (Kazakh: Астана / Astana / استانا), umwhile kent as Akmola (Kazakh: Ақмола / Aqmola / اقمولا, till 1998), Tselinograd (Roushie: Целиноград‎, till 1992) an Akmolinsk (Roushie: Акмолинск, till 1961), is the caipital an seicont lairgest ceety (efter Almaty) o Kazakhstan, wi an offeecially estimatit population o 708,794 as o 1 August 2010[1]. It is locatit in the north-central portion o Kazakhstan, athin Akmola Province, though administrated separately frae the province as a federal ceety aurie.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 2010 жыл басынан 1 тамызға дейінгі Қазақстан Республикасы халық санының өзгеруі туралы
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