The names of the capitals of Korea and Kazakhstan are translated as "capital"




Prior to 1998, the world had only one capital city, whose name simply means "capital" - is the Korean Seoul. And the second was the Kazakh Astana. In Soviet times, this city was called Tselinograd, after the collapse of the USSR he was given the name of Akmola, which means "white grave". After the transfer of the capital here from Almaty felt that this title is not too good for the first city in the country, and made it too easy "capitalĀ».

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