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Today, the city of Taraz, which has a rich history, experienced a period of devastation, devastating wars and revivals, is the spiritual center of the Jambyl region, which connects ancient and new ones, as well as is the largest production, trade and cultural center of the southern region.

Taraz is a city with more than 2,000 years of history. In the Middle Ages, he became famous for his name Taraz. The first arrivals in the city were the battles of the Fergana valley. Since 1997, the historical name has been returned to the city. In 2002, Taraz celebrated its 2000 anniversary. In the Middle Ages, Taraz was one of the cities located along the Great Silk Road. Especially during the Karakhan dynasty. In the 19th century, Aulie-Ata was the Kokan fortress. In the 1960s, he was part of the Russian Empire. During the Soviet Union, the center of the Jambyl region and the independence of Kazakhstan will become the administrative center of the Jambyl region, the ancient city with a rich history.


26 neighborhoods in Taraz: Akbulak, Karatau, Jailau, Saltanat, Talas, Samal, Alatau, Mynbulak, Asa, Jansaya, Astana, Baiterek, Karasu, Aray, Kektim, Green Carpet, Tonkurus, Baryskan, Buryl and others. The population of the city: 357,663 people (2019). 70% of the population of Taraza is Kazakhs. The city is represented by Russians, Uzbeks, Koreans, Tatars, Turks, Germans, Kurds, Dungans, Kyrgyz, Greeks, Azerbaijanis, Uighurs, Chechens. The city has a "House of Friendship." The Karatau phosphorus plant operates in Taraz in the foothills of the Karatau Mountains. This plant is one of the most prestigious places in the world in the production of phosphorus. Three plants have been opened in the region, including the Jambyl Phosphorus Plant, Himprom, and the New Jambal Phosphorus Plant. The city has an iron-producing plant, an auto repair plant, an auto parts plant and other factories.