Nursultan Nazarbayev - Ankara, Turkey
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N 39° 56.162 E 032° 51.245
36S E 487532 N 4420667
Quick Description: Statue of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in centre of Ankara
Date Posted: 9/16/2012 5:43:29 AM
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Statue of Kazakh President Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev was erected on 25th June 2010 at Ankara's Genclik Parki as a symbol of relationship with deep ties of brotherhood between Turkey and Kazakhstan. The sculpture is located on the boulevard that bears the name of the founder of modern Turkey, the first President of the Republic — Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. Knowing how they apply to everything that is associated with the personality of the Father of Turks, it is seen that the choice of location for the monument was not accidental — it only highlights the degree of respect that fuels the brotherly people to the leader of our country and all over Kazakhstan.
The 2.6 m over life size sculpture of formal dressed sitting man is made of bronze standing on a 2.5 m red granite pedestal with black granite inscription and patterning. Its author is Giursel Chataltepe.
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Nursultan Abishuly Nazarbayev (born 6 July 1940) is the President of Kazakhstan, having served since the nation's independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. In April 2011, President Nazarbayev was re-elected to another five-year term receiving 95.54 percent of the vote with 89.9 percent of registered voters participating (up from 76.8 percent in the 2005 presidential election).
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