from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of north-central Kazakhstan west of Novosibirsk, Russia. It was founded as a fort in 1752. Population: 192,000.


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  • (Petropavl), Zhambyl (Taraz; formerly Dzhambul) note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses); in 1995 the Governments of

    The 1999 CIA Factbook


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