Definition of Kazakhstan in English:


Syllabification: Ka·zakh·stan
Pronunciation: /kazakˈstan
, ˌkäzäkˈstän
A republic in central Asia, south of Russia, that extends east from the Caspian Sea to the Altai Mountains and China; population 15,399,400 (est. 2009); capital, Astana; languages, Kazakh (official) and Russian.

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 former Soviet Union and became an independent republic within the Commonwealth of Independent States in 1991

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