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Should Kazakhstan change its name?

Kazakhstan's president has suggested changing the country's name, by removing the "stan" at the end.

President Nursultan Nazarbayev has put forward Kazak Eli - or Kazakh Nation - as a possible alternative.

Government policy advisor, Prof Simon Anholt, told BBC News it would be a change that would have a global impact.

  • 08 Feb 2014
  • From the section Asia