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Astana is the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Located in Northern Kazakhstan on the river Ishim. The second largest city of Kazakhstan. In 1999 year by the decision of UNESCO awarded the title "city of peace". The internal division of the city is represented by three administrative districts. The population of 697,3 thousand people, 65.2% of Kazakhs, 23,8% Russian, 2.9% of Ukrainians, about 1.5% Tatars and Germans.

Telephone code: 7 717 2. Postcode: 010000. Car code: Z.

Based in 1830 year as a Cossack Outpost of Akmola. In 1862 year became the town received the name Akmola or Akmolinsk. The name means "White grave" and due to the location near the town of white hill on top of which is the tomb of a local Bey. In 1961 was Tselinograd. The name is associated with the development of virgin lands. In 1992 year again renamed as Akmola. In 1998 year became the capital of Kazakhstan and received the name Astana, meaning "White Palace". The name was given to change the cacophonous name Akmola, meaning "White tomb".

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Commodity turnover of Kazakhstan with EAEU up 8.4%
 10/17/2018 16:40, " (press release) " tells: "ASTANA. KAZINFORM The volume of mutual trade of Kazakhstan and member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in January -August ..."
China Development Bank invests $20B in Kazakhstan projects
 10/17/2018 16:40, "UrduPoint News" tells: "Kazakhstan's GDP Grows By 4.1% In January-September - Economy Minister - UrduPoint News"

Politics and society

Kazakh FM: Economic diplomacy will focus on President's instructions
 10/17/2018 16:40, " (press release) " tells: "ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov has announced that the tools of economic diplomacy will be used to attract investment, ..."
Kazakhstan ready to create conditions for Finland's companies in innovation cluster, President
 10/17/2018 16:40, " (press release)" tells: "Kazakh President invites Finland to join AIFC - (press release)"

Astana today

Kazakhstan vs Andorra live streaming: Watch online, preview & prediction
 10/17/2018 16:40, " 101 Great Goals " tells: "If you want to watch Kazakhstan vs Andorra online, these are the live ... playing for pride, so can either get their first win when they meet in Astana?"
Kazakhstan's gold output 12.9% up in Jan-Sept 2018
 10/17/2018 16:40, " (press release) " tells: "ASTANA. KAZINFORM - In the period from January-September 2018, Kazakhstan's production of raw gold and semi-processed gold, or in powder ..."
Near to Astana: Karaganda (Kazakhstan) 196 km, Kokshetau (Kazakhstan) 271 km, Ekibastuz (Kazakhstan) 279 km, Pavlodar (Kazakhstan) 403 km
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