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Kazakhstan

Line breaks: Kaz¦akh|stan
Pronunciation: /ˌkazəkˈstɑːn
 
, -ˈstan/

Definition of Kazakhstan in English:

A republic in central Asia, on the southern border of Russia, extending from the Caspian Sea eastwards to the Altai Mountains and China; population 15,399,400 (est. 2009); languages, Kazakh (official), Russian; capital, Astana.

The Turkic tribes of Kazakhstan were overrun by the Mongols in the 13th century, and the region was eventually absorbed into the Russian empire. Kazakhstan formed a constituent republic of the Soviet Union, becoming an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Independent States in 1991

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