Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan and after Almaty it is the largest city in the country with over 600,000 inhabitants. It is located in the Akmola Province in the central north of the country. The city has been the capital only since 1997, before that time Almaty hold that position.
From the Astana Travel Guide
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exceptions(Shanyrak, Shymkent etc.): with some basic precautions it is not an issue at all. Third: Astana looks lovely on pictures but in actual fact Astana is a very boring, extremely pretentious ...
Visa upon arrival in Kazakhstan
Hi, Just one simple question: can you get a (single-entry) visa upon arrival on the airports of Astana or Almaty? If so, do I need anything except my return ticket and valid passport? Like a letter or anything? Cheers Mike ...
It was a gruelling 7hr30min flight from Kuala Lumpur to Almaty on Astana Airlines; only to be capped with a 1 hour line in immigration. It is 10 times easier to get into Myanmar than Kazakhstan. I met my good friend Valery at the airport and went straight to the hotel – how the city has changed ...
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