Zhetigen

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Zhetigen (Russian: Жетиген) or Zhetygen (Жетыген) is a small town in Almaty Province of Kazakhstan. It is located some 50 km north of Almaty, on the Turksib rail line.

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The 600th Guards Air Base of the Kazakh Air Force is located at an airfield (43°43′59″N 77°07′00″E / 43.7330°N 77.1168°E / 43.7330; 77.1168) near Zhetigen. An airforce plane crashed near the town in 2008.[1]

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Coordinates: 43°40′27″N 77°06′30″E / 43.6743°N 77.1082°E / 43.6743; 77.1082