Central Asia

Central Asia consists of east of the Caspian Sea. The region has no exact boundaries, but is usually considered to include the former Soviet republics, and ; also known as "the -stans".

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has been the capital of since about 1776.

is the largest landlocked country and, as the world's ninth biggest country by area, is the largest of the former states of the former Soviet Union apart from itself.

(Кыргызстан, formally the Kyrgyz Republic is a country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions.


is a landlocked and mountainous country in the heart of , bordered by to the south and east, to the west, , and to the north.

is a country in with a population of about 5 million, and an area around half a million km, or almost the size of Spain.

is a landlocked country in that borders to the south, to the east, to the north, and to the west and northwest.

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Central Asia

  • Location:
  • Latitude of center: 45° 24' (45.4°) north
  • Longitude of center: 67° 36' (67.6°) east
  • Wikidata: Central Asia
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Other Names for Central Asia

French: Asie centrale, German: Zentralasien, Italian: Asia centrale, Portuguese: Ásia Central, Spanish: Asia Central
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