Zhetigen

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For the Kazakh seven-stringed zither, sometimes called dzhetigan or zhetigen, see Jetigen.
Zhetigen
Zhetigen is located in Kazakhstan
Zhetigen
Zhetigen
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 43°40′27″N 77°06′30″E / 43.6743°N 77.1082°E / 43.6743; 77.1082Coordinates: 43°40′27″N 77°06′30″E / 43.6743°N 77.1082°E / 43.6743; 77.1082
Country Kazakhstan
Region Almaty Region

Zhetigen (Kazakh: Жетіген, Jetigen, جەتٸگەن; Russian: Жетыген, Žetygen) is a small town in Almaty Region 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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