Central Highlands

The Central Highlands of is a huge, sparsely populated region larger in area than , consisting of the endless steppe of the Aktobe and Karagandy provinces, as well as the western half of East Kazakhstan Province.
Photo: Mdf, Public domain.

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is a large city in the Central Highlands of . Photo: Digr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city on the Ilek River in . It is the administrative center of . Photo: Esetok, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, formerly known as Semipalatinsk and Alash-kala, is a city in with population of around 300,000 people. Photo: BernardTom, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small city located on a lake of the same name and in the Central Highlands of Kazakhstan. Photo: Юрий Иванков, Public domain.


. The city located nearby to , on coast Samarkand water basin in . Photo: Andrew Bronx, Public domain.

is a protected reserve and national park in the Karaganda Oblast in the Central Highlands of Kazakhstan. Photo: Kgnpp, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central Highlands

Latitude of center
48.7° or 48° 42' north
Longitude of center
70.5° or 70° 30' east

Also Known As

  • Arabic: السهوب الأوراسية
  • Armenian: Մեծ տափաստան
  • Azerbaijani: Quru-çöl landşaft kompleksi
  • Bashkir: Евразия далаһы
  • Basque: Eurasiako estepa
  • Basque: Eurasiar estepa
  • Belarusian: Еўразійскі стэп
  • Breton: Geoteg Eurazia
  • Bulgarian: Велика степ
  • Bulgarian: Евразийска степ
  • Catalan: Estepa eurasiana
  • Catalan: Estepa eurasiàtica
  • Catalan: Estepa euroasiàtica
  • Catalan: estepa eurasiàtica
  • Chinese: Au-A Chháu-po͘
  • Chinese: 中央高原
  • Chinese: 亚欧大草原
  • Chinese: 亚欧草原
  • Chinese: 亞歐大草原
  • Chinese: 亞歐草原
  • Chinese: 欧亚大草原
  • Chinese: 欧亚草原
  • Chinese: 歐亞大草原
  • Chinese: 歐亞草原
  • Croatian: Euroazijska stepa
  • Dutch: Euraziatische steppe
  • English: Eurasian Steppe
  • Esperanto: Eŭrazia Stepo
  • Finnish: Euraasian aro
  • French: Plateau central kazakh
  • French: Steppe eurasiatique
  • French: Steppe eurasienne
  • German: Eurasische Steppe
  • Greek: Ευρασιατική στέπα
  • Hebrew: הערבה האירו-אסייתית
  • Hebrew: הערבה האירואסייתית
  • Hebrew: סטפה
  • Hindi: यूरेशियन स्टेप
  • Hungarian: Az eurázsiai sztyeppe történelme
  • Indonesian: Stepa Eurasia
  • Irish: Steip na hEoráise
  • Italian: Steppa eurasiatica
  • Japanese: ユーラシア・ステップ
  • Kannada: ಯುರೇಶಿಯನ್ ಸ್ಟೆಪ್
  • Korean: 유라시아 스텝
  • Macedonian: Голема Степа
  • Macedonian: Европазиска Степа
  • Min Nan Chinese: Au-A Chháu-po͘
  • Norwegian: Den eurasiske steppe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den eurasiske steppe
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den eurasiatiske steppa
  • Persian: استپ اوراسیا
  • Polish: Wielki Step
  • Portuguese: Estepe Euroasiática
  • Romanian: Stepa euroasiatică
  • Russian: Великая Степь
  • Russian: Евразийская степь
  • Sanskrit: यूरेशियन् स्टेपी
  • Slovenian: Evrazijska stepa
  • Spanish: Estepa euroasiatica
  • Spanish: Estepa euroasiática
  • Swedish: Eurasiska stäppen
  • Tamil: யுரேசியப் புல்வெளி
  • Tatar: Ауразия даласы
  • Turkish: Avrasya stepleri
  • Ukrainian: Євразійський степ
  • Ukrainian: Великий Євразійський Степ
  • Ukrainian: Великий Степ
  • Urdu: یوریشیائی مسطح میدانی خطہ
  • यूरेशियाई स्तेपी

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