Astana [ahs-tah-nah] Examples noun

  1. the capital city of Kazakhstan, in the northern part, on the Ishim River.

Formerly Aqmola. Examples from the Web for astana Historical Examples of astana

  • With the exception of the fort and commandant’s house, the “Astana” is the only building on this side of the river.

    On the Equator

    Harry de Windt

  • British Dictionary definitions for astana Astana noun

    1. the capital of Kazakhstan, in the N of the country; replaced Almaty as capital in 1997; an important railway junction. Pop: 335 000 (2005 est)Former names: (until 1961) Akmolinsk, (1961–94) Tselinograd, (1994–98) Akmola
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