Karatau, Kazakhstan

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Karatau (Kazakh: Қаратау, Qarataw) is an administrative center in the Talas region located in the Jambyl Region in the south of Kazakhstan. It has an estimated population of roughly 30,000.[1] The largest city from Karatau, Taraz, is approximately 100 km to the southwest.

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The name Karatau means Black Mountain in the Kazakh language. Karatau was named after the Karatau Mountain range which it is located next to.

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  1. ^ "AmerasianWorld.com's Karatau, Kazakhstan". Kevin Miller, Jr. Retrieved 2007-07-07. 

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Coordinates: 43°10′52″N 70°27′32″E / 43.18111°N 70.45889°E / 43.18111; 70.45889