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PREFERRED TERM
Central Asia  
DEFINITION
  • A geographic region of the Asian continent between the Caspian Sea on the west and China on the east, extending northward into the central region of Russia and southward to the northern borders of Iran and Afghanistan, and comprised of independent former republics of the Soviet Union, including Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
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URI
http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1257
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