Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Republic

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Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Republic

noun
  1. an administrative division in NW Uzbekistan, on the Aral Sea: came under Russian rule by stages from 1873 until Uzbekistan became independent in 1991. Capital: Nukus. Pop: 1 633 900 (2002 est). Area: 165 600 sq km (63 900 sq miles)Also called: Kara-Kalpakia (kəˈrɑːkəlˈpɑːkɪə), Kara-Kalpakstan (kəˈrɑːkəlˌpɑːkˌstæn, -ˈstɑːn)
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