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Taldykorgan
Талдықорған
Талдыкорган
Official seal of Taldykorgan
Seal
Taldykorgan is located in Kazakhstan
Taldykorgan
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
CountryKazakhstan
RegionAlmaty Region
Founded1868
City status1944
Government
 • Akim (mayor)Yermek Alpysov
Area
 • City74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2013)
 • City129,960
 • Density1,184/km2 (3,070/sq mi)
 • Metro146,844
Time zoneUTC+6 (East)
Postal code040000 - 040012
Area code(s)72822
Vehicle registrationB, V, 05
Websitewww.taldykorgan.gov.kz

Taldykorgan (Kazakh: Талдықорған, translit. Taldyqorǵan; Russian: Талдыкорган), known as Taldy-Kurgan until 1993, is the administrative center of Almaty Region, 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 Soviet era.[2]

Demographics[edit]

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

Climate[edit]

In Taldykorgan, the climate is cold and temperate. There is more rainfall in winter than in summer. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is Dsa. The average annual temperature in Taldykorgan is 7.7 °C (45.9 °F). About 370 mm (14.57 in) of precipitation falls annually.

Climate data for Taldykorgan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −4.5
(23.9)
−3.1
(26.4)
5.0
(41)
16.0
(60.8)
22.6
(72.7)
27.2
(81)
29.9
(85.8)
28.8
(83.8)
23.5
(74.3)
14.7
(58.5)
5.9
(42.6)
−1.3
(29.7)
13.7
(56.7)
Average low °C (°F) −14.7
(5.5)
−13.6
(7.5)
−5.1
(22.8)
3.7
(38.7)
10.0
(50)
14.5
(58.1)
16.7
(62.1)
14.6
(58.3)
9.0
(48.2)
2.1
(35.8)
−5.1
(22.8)
−10.7
(12.7)
1.8
(35.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 25
(0.98)
23
(0.91)
35
(1.38)
42
(1.65)
45
(1.77)
32
(1.26)
22
(0.87)
13
(0.51)
21
(0.83)
40
(1.57)
39
(1.54)
33
(1.3)
370
(14.57)
Source: Climate-Data.org,Climate data

Transport[edit]

Taldykorgan Airport services a number Kazakh and Russian cities, while its train station, 30 kilometers outside of the city center, services 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.
  • 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 Taldykorgan

Sister cities[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 Archived 2013-01-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ Национальный состав населения Казахстана по переписи 2009
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-07-27. retrieved 2007-07-27
  6. ^ https://int.soccerway.com/match/super-league/fc-zhetysu-taldykorgan/fc-irtysh-pavlodar/450289/ retrieved 2007-07-27

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