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 Cities of Kazakhstan

Astana

Astana is a new capital of Kazakhstan. The previous names of Astana are Akmola, Tselinograd and Akmolinsk. The location of the city is strategically favorable; it was the area of route crossing that attracted the people of the Steppe from ancient times. Archae...
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Almaty

Almaty is the largest city, trade and economic center of Kazakhstan. The population is more than 1 147 000 people. Firstly Almaty was called Alma-Ata, Zailiysky and Vierny.Almaty city is translated from the Kazakh language as “father of apples”, it...
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Baikonur

The Baikonur Cosmodrome is the first largest cosmodrome in the world, located on the territory of Kazakhstan, not far from Tyuratam village. The area is 6717 square kilometers.The Baikonur Cosmodrome has a great international significance. The launches of diff...
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Shymkent

Shymkent is a modern city with the population of 735,746 people (at the beginning of 2010); it is the second city of the Republic of Kazakhstan (after Almaty), besides, the leaders of the city, on the basis of the dimensions of energy and water consumption, es...
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Atyrau

The seaport on the Caspian Sea and the landing stage on the Ural River (former Gurev) was found as the fishing settlement by fishermen at the mouth of the Ural in 1615. In 1992 it was renamed in Atyrau. In the beginning of the ХХ century Gurev was the remote c...
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Turkestan

Turkestan is a city in the South Kazakhstan region, the city of the regional submission.The first city settlement (Shavgar) arised on this place in about 500 A.D. later it was Yassy (Yasy) which was the part of Tamerlane State, the capital of the Kazakh khanat...
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Karnak village

The old village Karnak is located in 25 km. from Turkestan city. It is known from the 12 century. Administratively it was subjected to Yassy (Turkestan). From the 13 to the 18 centuries Karnak was repeatedly destroyed. The famous Tay-kazan was founded here for...
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