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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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Kazakhstan is boosting its export potential
 08/14/2018 13:25, " " tells: "Cement produced in Shymkent, Karaganda and Taraz are highly demanded among Uzbek buyers. Meanwhile, significant volume growth is seen in ..."
Kazakhstan's Samruk-Kazyna reduces number of subsidiaries
 08/04/2018 18:20, " Trend News Agency " tells: "In addition to the main strategic projects, the tasks for the the second half of the year for the development of Khimpark Taraz Free Economic Zone ..."

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

Kazakhstan to launch project to promote youth journalism
 09/13/2018 00:20, " (press release) " tells: "The forums will take place on September 11 in Taraz, September 16 in Almaty, September 25 in Semey and October 5 in Astana bringing together ..."
World's longest NGV rally powered by LNG sets off
 09/07/2018 12:15, " LNG Industry " tells: "The route of the rally will traverse China, Kazakhstan and Russia. ... Almaty, Taraz, Turkestan, Kyzylorda, Aralsk and Aktobe (Kazakhstan); Orenburg, ..."
Near to Taraz: Shymkent (Kazakhstan) 159 km, Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 247 km, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) 261 km, Almaty (Kazakhstan) 451 km
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