Karakalpakstan

geographical name
Ka·​ra·​kal·​pak·​stan | \ ˌka-rə-ˌkäl-ˈpäk-ˌstän How to pronounce Karakalpakstan (audio) \
variants: or Karakalpak Autonomous Republic \ ˌka-​rə-​ˌkäl-​ˈpäk How to pronounce Karakalpakstan (audio) \ or Qoraqalpog'iston \ ˌkȯr-​ə-​ˌkäl-​ˈpä-​gə-​ˌstȯn How to pronounce Karakalpakstan (audio) \

Definition of Karakalpakstan

autonomous republic of northwestern Uzbekistan southeast of the Aral Sea and bordering on Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan; capital Nukus area 63,938 square miles (165,599 square kilometers), population 1,737,000

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“Karakalpakstan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Karakalpakstan. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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