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Almaty (Алматы; formerly known as Alma-Ata, also Vernyj, Vyernyi (Верный) in Imperial Russia) is the largest city in Kazakhstan, with a population of 1,185,900 (2004) (8% of the population of Kazakhstan) citizens.
In 1929, Almaty became the capital of the Kazakh SSR.
In late 1991, Almaty became the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a designation it kept until 1998, when the capital was moved to Astana.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Almaty   (351 words)

 OSCE Centre in Almaty - Homepage
The Centre in Almaty was established in 1998.
ALMATY, 15 November 2006 - The development of local self-government in Kazakhstan was the focus of an OSCE-organized conference today in Almaty.
ALMATY, 31 October 2006 - The OSCE Centre in Almaty has organized roundtable discussions in Atyrau, Almaty, Astana and Karaganda this month on the role of the communities in the decision-making process on environmental matters...
www.osce.org /almaty   (211 words)

Almaty is located at the foothills of the Zailisky Alatau Mountains, the territory lush with forests, picturesque with crystal clear blue lakes and ideal for year round sport activities.
Almaty is a very green city with straight, tree-lined streets.
While the southern President's Residence continues to be in Almaty, Astana is the new capital of the republic.
members.tripod.com /nadyao/almaty.html   (331 words)

 Almaty - history location weather transportation telephones mail getting around places to visit
Almaty is situated in the east-southern part of Republic on the northern part of Tian-Shan mountains, on the altitude of 600-900 meters above sea level.
Almaty features a well-developed network of public transport, but sometimes it is easier and more convenient to take a taxi.
Almaty is a scientific, cultural and educational center of Kazakhstan.
www.almata.kz /discover/almaty/index.php   (612 words)

 Almaty :: History, & pictures of Almaty Kazakhstan. Almaty map. Weather in Almaty city
Almaty - the City of Apple-tree Dawns Almaty is located in the southeast of Kazakhstan.
Almaty was the capital of Kazakhstan from 1929 to 1997.
It was under the conditions of Almaty that Academician G.A. Tikhov originated astrobotany, a specific scientific trend concerned with studying spectrophotometric properties of the surface of Mars and terrestrial vegetation.
www.kazakhstan.orexca.com /almaty_kazakhstan.shtml   (2291 words)

 Almaty, KZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Almaty, which means "Father of Apples" in Kazak, was originally founded in 1854 as a Russian fort called Zailiyskoe.
In 1929 it was made the capital of the Kazak Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) and remained the capital until July 1998 when the capital was moved to Astana.
Almaty is situated at the foot of the Tien Shan Mountain range.
www.kazakinfo.com /Default.aspx?tabid=27   (209 words)

 Sergei Vasilyev UNLV MBA student from Kazakhstan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The (former) capital city of Kazakhstan, Almaty is known for its beauty, with tree-lined streets, spacious parks, and a dramatic mountain backdrop.
Almaty is the biggest city in the country with the population of over 1.3 million.
Almaty TV tower, is the highest structure in Kazakhstan.
www.grainline.com /sergei/kazakstan/kaz-almaty.htm   (680 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Almaty has warm days and cool nights during the summer months; while winter brings much snow for skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating.
Almaty is known for its many kinds of flowers, apples, berries, and vegetable gardens, which surround it.
Today, Almaty is a cultural, business, and educational center at the crossroads of Central Asia, with many businesses, museums, embassies, and universities.
fp.uni.edu /studyabroad/programs/KazakhstanAlmaty-print.asp   (815 words)

 Almaty travel guide - Wikitravel
Almaty is the former capital of Kazakhstan, and is still its largest city.
Almaty is also the financial, economic, and cultural center of Central Asia.
In Almaty there is also a market place called Barakholka, which is 4km long and 10 rows wide and can be seen easily it is a very busy place.
wikitravel.org /en/Almaty   (1620 words)

 CICA Almaty Summit and the Future of Regional Security Presentation of the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The first CICA summit took place in Almaty on June 3-5, 2002 and marked the beginning of a qualitatively new political process on the Asian continent.
In the course of the summit, the fundamental document of CICA—the Almaty Act, which recognizes negotiation as the only legitimate means to regulate conflict, supports the goal of the member-states to combat terrorism, and enables the development of a dialogue between different cultures and civilizations—was adopted.
According to the Almaty Act, the primary goal of CICA is to strengthen universal security and to eliminate potential causes of conflicts before they become dangerous.
www.brook.edu /fp/research/areas/russia/20020709.htm   (1692 words)

 Almaty News
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: A court in Uzbekistan has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for belonging to a banned Islamic group, despite claims the charges were trumped up and the man was tortured in detention, a...
ALMATY - Visits to the Web site of Kazakhstan's state news agency have almost doubled in the run-up to the premiere of a film about spoof Kazakh TV reporter Borat.British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen, who plays...
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan intends to block the purchase of a Canadian company's assets by the Chinese government conglomerate CITIC Group, the former Soviet republic's oil minister said Friday.
www.topix.net /kz/almaty   (756 words)

 glennmilano's Almat Journal
Built from 1904 to 1907 by the famous architect Paul Zenkov, it is one of the few buildings in Almaty that withstood the devastating earthquakes of 1910 — 1911.
Almaty is, in my opinion, the gem of Central Asia.
If you are interested in visiting the Almaty, Kazakhstan, or any other place in the region, I suggest you use EurasiaSavvy.com (http://eurasiasavvy.com) as a resource.
www.greatestcities.com /users/glennmilano/Asia/Kazakhstan/Almaty   (305 words)

 Almaty travel guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Almaty (uhl-muh-TEE, former Alma-Ata) is the former capital of Kazakhstan.
It was founded in 1854 by Russians in the valley of Almaty and was just a fort at first.
The architectural sites of Almaty are comparatively modern because of the destructive earthquakes that happened in Almaty in 1887 and 1910.
www.world66.com /asia/centralasia/kazakhstan/almaty   (357 words)

 Finding A Job In Almaty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Others came to Almaty in the other two ways and were offered new jobs in Almaty for which they have stayed on.
There is no such community in Almaty, which is a shame because the city has a great deal to offer people of this sort -- barring any force majeur events, Almaty may well become a popular place of this sort in the future.
As the former capital, Almaty is still the home to many embassies of foreign governments as well as to the head offices of many international firms doing business in Kazakstan.
expat.nursat.kz /?section_id=1448   (1048 words)

 Almaty, Kazakhstan, Pictures
Almaty is located in the foothills of the Tian Shan mountains near China.
In the 1920s Almaty developed into a major economic center when it became a terminus on the newly built Turkistan-Siberian Railroad.
In 1929 Almaty was made the capital of the Kazakh Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (ASSR), later the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR), and in 1991 it became the capital of independent Kazakhstan.
www.greatestcities.com /Asia/Kazakhstan/Almaty_Alma-Ata_city.html   (236 words)

 Almaty: History
Basing on data contained in written sources, coins and other archeological finds, we can say with confidence that the modern city of Almaty emerged under the name of Almatu as early as in the 10- 11 th centuries, and the area of Almaty had been inhabited by nomad tribes in the Bronze Age.
The negotiations succeeded and by the next spring a Cossack squadron led by Lieutenant Glakhyrin explored territories along the Trans-IU Alatau, constructed a bridge a the junction of the rivers Kurta and Shi, and started erecting a fortress on the banks of the Malaya Almatinka river.
The construction was carried out basing on '"The Design for a Fortress beyond the Hi River, on Almaty Tract, which is in the Big Kirghiz Horde" approved by the imperial resolution of March 7, 1854.
www.advantour.com /kazakhstan/almaty/history2.htm   (940 words)

 Almaty International Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Mayor of Almaty Imangali Tasmagambetov attended the presentation of the project of a new runway construction on July 19, 2006
Almaty International Airport with assistance of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Republic of Kazakhstan organizes "Air Cargo Forum Kazakhstan 2006" on December 6–8, 2006.
It was reconstructed in 1998 to provide for the safe landings and take-offs of comfortable modern airliners at the Almaty airport.
en.almatyairport.com /main.html   (289 words)

 Interview on Almaty earthquake preparedness   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
ALMATY, 30 Nov 2004 (IRIN) - The Kazakh commercial capital Almaty, which was last destroyed by earthquakes in 1887 and 1911, is likely to suffer a major quake in the next 10 to 15 years, experts say.
A: In the case of such an earthquake, at least 5 percent of the population could be killed or injured and around 40 percent made homeless.
Most constructions in Almaty are enough strong and stand the earthquake not more than 9 scores.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=44421   (842 words)

 Almaty. Tourist Information - VIRTOURIST.COM ALMATY
Here you can see the name Almaty on the new map or Alma-Ata on the old one (latitude 43° North, longitude 77° East).
Situated near mountains at about 1000 m above the sea level with the soft climate, having good natural conditions for gardening, Alma-Ata is surrounded with apple gardens.
Even the name Almaty was given to the city because of apples.
www.virtourist.com /asia/almaty   (180 words)

 Almaty. Girls, Women, Brides dating and marriage agency from city Almaty, Kazakhstan . Gifts and Flowers Delivery
Almaty, also Alma-Ata is the largest city of Kazakhstan.
Almaty is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
Almaty is surrounded by the most beautiful mountain range called Alatau, which is translated as 'colorful mountains' from the Kazakh.
www.city-of-brides.com /from/Almaty.shtml   (293 words)

 Catholic Church in Astana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Roman Catholic parish of the Holy Trinity has been officially existing in Almaty since 1975, since administration's permission to register the local catholic community.
Besides the parish in Almaty, the catholic communities were also registered in Issik (50 km.
from Almaty), in Talgar (25 km.), in Taldi-Kyrgan (250 km.) and in addition there were small non-registered communities in Nicolaevka, Oktabrskie and other villages as well.
www.rc.net /kazakhstan/Almaty/HTrinity/ht.html   (679 words)

 Kazakhstan, Almaty: Almaty International School
Almaty International School is an independent, co-educational day school which offers an educational program from prekindergarten through grade 12 for students of all nationalities.
Organization: The School is governed by the Board of Directors of Quality Schools International, the membership of which is formed as set forth in the Bylaws of Quality Schools International.
An Advisory Board, composed of 6 members who reside in Almaty, assists the School in its operation.
www.state.gov /m/a/os/1442.htm   (314 words)

 Kazakh Adoptive Families: Almaty
Almaty lies in the northern foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau at an elevation of 2,300-3,000 feet (700-900 m), where the Bolshaya and Malaya Almaatinka rivers emerge into the plain.
The transfer of the Kazak capital from Kzyl-Orda (Kazak: Qyzylorda) to Alma-Ata in 1929 and the completion of the Turk-Sib Railway in 1930 brought rapid growth, and the population rose from 46,000 in 1926 to 221,000 in 1939.
"Almaty now extends about 12.5 miles (20 km) in all directions from its centre and is considered one of the most beautiful cities of Kazakstan, with regular planning, wide, tree-lined streets, numerous parks and orchards, and a backdrop of mountains.
kazakhadoptivefamilies.com /cities/almaty.html   (3873 words)

We found the people of Almaty to be beautiful, warm, entrepreneurial people with a strong desire to make their country a better place.
We were told about the difficulties that they have delivering clean water to the residents due to 50+ year old steel pipes which are corroded as well as ground water contamination problems due to storm water runoff and old leaky sewer pipes.
The city of Almaty is at the beginning of a complete rebuilding of its water infrastructure as part of a 30 year agreement with Vivendi Water, thus it is the perfect time to incorporate new technologies into the system in order to improve the safety and security.
www.tucson-almaty.info /arch/archives.html   (986 words)

 About the UNESCO Office Almaty: UNESCO
The UNESCO Office in Almaty was established in 1994.
Almaty was designated as a Cluster Office in 2001.
Cluster office, UNESCO Almaty officially mandated to cover 4 countries in Central Asia -Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
portal.unesco.org /en/ev.php-URL_ID=2179&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (386 words)

 Jan 10, 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
JSC "Almaty International Airport", 2, Mailina st., Almaty 050039, Kazakhstan.
A cargo airplane Boeing – 747 of KLM Air Company landed at the Almaty international airport for the first time.
The Almaty International Airport is consequently becoming a hub for the entire Central-Asian region.
en.almatyairport.com /news/20030110.html   (114 words)

 Almaty, Kazakhstan - City Guide, Hotels and Tours in Almaty
According to history the city of Almaty was set on the place of the ancient settlement Almaty, which dates from the III century BC.
The number of golden handicrafts found there exceeds 4 thousand units, which are exhibited at the Golden Hall of the Central Museum of the Republic.
Almaty International Airport - Information for passengers and businesses.
www.advantour.com /kazakhstan/almaty.htm   (132 words)

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