Taldykorgan

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Taldykorgan is located in Kazakhstan
Taldykorgan
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 45°01′0″N 78°22′0″E / 45.01667°N 78.36667°E / 45.01667; 78.36667Coordinates: 45°01′0″N 78°22′0″E / 45.01667°N 78.36667°E / 45.01667; 78.36667
Country Kazakhstan
Province Almaty Province
Founded 1868
City status 1944
Government
 • Akim (mayor) Yermek Alpysov
Area
 • City 74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2013)
 • City 29,960
 • Density 1,184/km2 (3,070/sq mi)
 • Metro 146,844
Time zone East (UTC+6)
Postal code 040000 - 040012
Area code(s) 72822
Vehicle registration B, V, 05
Website www.taldykorgan.gov.kz

Taldykorgan (Kazakh: Талдықорған / Taldıqorğan / تالدىقورعان), formerly known as Taldy-Kurgan (Russian: Талды-Курган, until 1993), is the administrative center of Almaty Province, Kazakhstan. Population: 123,038 (2009 Census results);[1] 97,996 (1999 Census results).[1] Most of the people are Kazakhs.

Education[edit]

Taldykorgan has a diverse educational system, including a university, institutes, institutions, technical training colleges, secondary schools and kindergartens. There are 27 public health facilities, a theater, amusement parks, libraries, a city cinema, stadium, sports complex and swimming pools. All of the facilities have not been maintained since the USSR era.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The ethnic composition of Taldykorgan according to a 2010 census was thus:[3][4]

Transport[edit]

Taldykorgan has an airport that services a number Kazakh and Russian cities, while its train station services from 30 km from Taldykorgan Central Kazakhstan, Central Asia, Russia, Baltic States and the People's Republic of China.

Sport[edit]

The city has a football club, FC Zhetysu Taldykorgan.[5][6]

Notable residents[edit]

  • Andrei Kivilev (1973 - 2003) - professional bicycle racer.
  • Sergey Vodopyanov (born 1987) - Russian amateur boxer, winner gold in bantamweight Class at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships.
  • Alibek Buleshev(born 1981) - Kazakhstanian football forward.
  • Gottlieb Wladimir (born 1942) - Ph.D, Associate Professor in Lviv Institute of Physical Education (Ukraine), Master of sport (swimming). Now he lives in Germany.
  • Mirat Sarsembayev (born 1986) - amateur boxer from Kazakhstan, best known for winning the flyweight bronze at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships.
  • Victor Sydorenko (born 1953) - painter, curator, teacher, an author of objects and photocompositions and also scientific and publicistic texts, member and the vice-president of Ukrainian Academy of Arts.
  • Marian Handwerker (born 1944) film director born in Taldykurgan

Sister city[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  2. ^ http://www.advantour.com/kazakhstan/almaty/taldykorgan.htm retrieved 2007-07-27
  3. ^ Агентство Республики Казахстан по статистике. Численность населения Республики Казахстан по областям, городам и районам, полу и отдельным возрастным группам, отдельным этносам на начало 2010 года
  4. ^ Национальный состав населения Казахстана по переписи 2009
  5. ^ http://www.brandsoftheworld.com/countries/kz/121815.html retrieved 2007-07-27
  6. ^ http://www.soccerway.com/match/super-league/fc-zhetysu-taldykorgan/fc-irtysh-pavlodar/450289/ retrieved2007-07-27

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