The ex-Soviet state of Kazakhstan has embraced the joke and adopted Borat's catch phrase to try to attract tourists.
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What is this place? What is this city like? What makes its people tick? And now I've gained a tiny window into its citizens' lives.
Welcome to Astana, Kazakhstan. Welcome to a strange and fascinating city...
It's strange to be here and to see this place and its people and to know that they're real. This is the home of Borat. And the joke is on them.
Sure, this city is not on many people's bucket lists, but that might be about to change.
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