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Taraz is a city in Kazakhstan, administrative center of Zhambyl region. Situated on the Talas river (Taraz), near the border with Kyrgyzstan. The backbone of the economy of the city is the phosphate industry. The population of the 352.5 thousand people, more than 70% of the Kazakhs.

Telephone code: 7 726 2. Postcode: 080000. Car code: N.

the First mention of the city Tolos is found in the Greek sources and refers to 568 year. In 1856 year, being a member of the Kokand khanate, was renamed Aulie-ATA (Holy grandfather) in honor of Kara, the founder of the Karakhanid dynasty. In 1864 year was occupied by Russian troops. In 1936 was Mirzoyan, in honor of the first Secretary of the Communist party(Bolsheviks) of Kazakhstan Mirzoyan, L.. In 1938 has received the name Jambul, in honor of the Kazakh poet Jambul dzhabayev. With 1993 year was called Zhambyl. In 1997 was Taraz, the name given to the river the Taraz (Talas).

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Senator Nazarbayeva proposes introduction of single Central Asian visa
 06/12/2018 05:10, " Astana Times " tells: "In 2014, Kazakhstan introduced a visa-free entry to citizens of ten countries allowing ... These included major investors in Kazakhstan: the United States, the ... while in Kazakhstan they can begin from Turkestan, Shymkent, Taraz and ..."
Azerbaijani designer to join Aspara Fashion Week [PHOTO]
 04/21/2018 05:40, " AzerNews " tells: "Aspara Fashion Week -the most grandiose and large-scale event in the fashion industry of Kazakhstan, will take place in the most sacred country's region ... by Aidarkhan Kaliev, Chief Designer of the Fashion House "Asyl Design" and founder of the ASPARA College of Model Arts and Business in Taraz."

Politics and society

Turkish company considers investment in Kazakhstan
 04/09/2018 21:40, " Times of Central Asia " tells: "... Turkish investors expressed interest in implementation of two projects in agro-industrial and mining-metallurgical fields, Kazakh Invest reported on April 6. Representatives of the Turkish company Dal Holding Investment met with the Governor of the Zhambyl oblast Askar Myrzakhmetov in Taraz."
New deputy minister of Education and Science appointed
 03/14/2018 20:15, " (press release) " tells: "He graduated from the Taraz State University in 1999, Kainar University in 2000, and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2010 with degrees in Economics, Law, Public and Local Administration (Master and Ph.D. degrees), respectively."

Taraz today

Nika Centre for Communicative Development helps Kazakhs face their public speaking fears
 07/08/2018 12:00, " Astana Times " tells: "Founded in 2009 by Meruyert Zhunusbek, since 2017, centre franchises have appeared in other Kazakh cities. Centres have opened in Almaty, Taraz ..."
Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan discuss water sharing in Chu-Talas basin
 06/29/2018 23:10, " AKIpress (press release) " tells: "In 1925 in the city of Auliye-Ata (present Taraz) the first protocol of the meeting of the Parity Commission for the Regulation of Water Use Issues ..."
Near to Taraz: Shymkent (Kazakhstan) 159 km, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 247 km, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) 261 km, Almaty (Kazakhstan) 451 km
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