Taraz (Kazakh: Тараз, تاراز, romanized: Taraz (listen i); known to Europeans as Talas) is a city and the administrative center of Jambyl Region in Kazakhstan, located on the Talas (Taraz) River in the south of the country near the border with Kyrgyzstan.
Taraz, formerly (until 1938) Auliye-Ata and (1938–92) Zhambyl, also spelled Dzhambul or Džambul, city, southern Kazakhstan. It lies at the junction of the Talas River and the Turk-Sib Railway. Taraz is one of the oldest towns of Kazakhstan. It stands on the site of the ancient city of Taraz, which flourished as a stop along the Silk Road ...
Taraz is the capital of Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Region, located along the Talas river, west from Almaty region. West from Taraz lie the Karatau mountains and to the south are the spurs of the Western Tien Shan along with border to Kyrgyzstan and behind it a city with very similar name to Taraz, called Talas .
Taraz is one of the oldest cities in Kazakhstan that has hidden the ancient heritage of the Kazakhs. It is a city and the administrative centre of the Jambyl Region in Kazakhstan, located on the Talas (Taraz) River in the south of the country near the border with Kyrgyzstan.
Taraz overview. Taraz (formerly Talas, Zhambyl, Dzambul and Aulie-Ata) is a city and capital of Zhambyl oblast (southern Kazakhstan). Taraz city is located at the junction of Talas River and Turkestan-Siberian Railway. Taraz city is one of the oldest cities of Kazakhstan.
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