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Independence of Kazakhstan

 
 
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By Richard E. Miller, May 21, 2010
1. Independence of Kazakhstan Marker
Inscription.
The Monument of
Independence of Kazakhstan

This monument, depicting a young warrior soaring on a winged snow leopard, symbolizes many centuries of the nationís history and a modern Kazakhstan striving for its future.

Dedicated by
His Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev,
the first President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

September 2006

[Seal of the Republic of Kazakhstan]

 
Erected 2006 by Republic of Kazakhstan.
 
Location. 38° 54.528′ N, 77° 2.182′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 16th Street, NW and O Street, NW, on the right when traveling north on 16th Street, NW. Click for map. Marker is on the base of the statue monument, on the lawn of the Embassy at 16th and O Streets, Northwest. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 16th Street, NW, Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winfield Scott (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Theodore Roosevelt Worshiped Here Regularly (about 600 feet away); This House was Occupied by Alexander Graham Bell
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By Richard E. Miller, May 21, 2010
2. Monument of Independence of Kazakhstan
(about 600 feet away); Daniel Webster Memorial (about 600 feet away); Admiral Miguel Grau (about 800 feet away); See You at the Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Federation of Womenís Clubs (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
 
Also see . . .
1. Embassy of Kazaknstan: History. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Kazakhstan. (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Embassy of Kazakhstan
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PlacesPolitical Subdivisions
 
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By Richard E. Miller, May 21, 2010
3. Embassy of Kazakhstan
- the Monument of Independence of Kazakhstan, on the lawn to the right of entrance.
 
 
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