• Central Asia - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Asia Central Asia is a region which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It is also colloquially referred to as "the stans" as the countries generally considered to be ...
  • Central Asia | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/Central-Asia Central Asia, central region of Asia, extending from the Caspian Sea in the west to the border of western China in the east. It is bounded on the north by Russia and on the south by Iran, Afghanistan, and China. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan,
  • Central Asia - Wikitravel

    wikitravel.org/en/Central_Asia Central Asia is an area that was, until recently, inaccessible for independent travellers. That has all changed, although the traveller will still often come up against a wall of Soviet-style bureaucracy. Despite this, Central Asia is increasing in popularity amongst travellers who want to experience one of the world's last great frontier lands.
  • Central Asia travel | Asia - Lonely Planet

    www.lonelyplanet.com/central-asia Explore Central Asia holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | With its medieval blue-domed cities, kinetic bazaars and remote yurtstays, Central Asia encapsulates the romance of the Silk Road like nowhere else.
  • Central Asia - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Asia Central Asia is a region in Asia.The countries in Central Asia are Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and parts of China and Mongolia.The United Nations also includes Afghanistan as part of Central Asia.
  • Central Asian Countries - WorldAtlas

    www.worldatlas.com/articles/the-countries-of-central-asia-by-population.html Central Asia is an extremely large area of mountains, vast deserts, and grassy steppes. It is bordered by the Caspian Sea in the west and China in the east, and by Afghanistan to Russia in the south and north. The region has historically been linked with the nomadic people acting as a crossroad for the movement of people and goods within Eurasia.
  • Central Asia – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

    en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Central_Asia Central Asia is a rugged, arid region, historically coveted for its position between Europe and East Asia with the legendary Silk Route, rather than for its resources, although petroleum, natural gas and mineral reserves have become more important in modern times.. The region has no exact boundaries, but is usually considered to include all of "the -stans", listed below.
  • Demographics of Central Asia - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_Central_Asia Central Asia is a diverse land with many ethnic groups, languages, religions and tribes. The nations which make up Central Asia are five of the former Soviet republics: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, which have a total population of about 72 million. Afghanistan is not always considered part of the region, but when it is, Central Asia has a total population ...
  • History of Central Asia | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/topic/history-of-Central-Asia History of Central Asia, history of the area from prehistoric and ancient times to the present. In its historical application the term Central Asia designates an area that is considerably larger than the heartland of the Asian continent. Were it not for the awkwardness of the term, it would be
  • Central Asia – EURACTIV.com

    www.euractiv.com/sections/central-asia The EU needs to put civil society at the heart of its strategy to rebuild its political presence in Central Asia, writes Barbara von Ow-Freytag. News. 17-02-2020