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Ayagoz city

Cities of East Kazakhstan regionCity tour in Ayagoz

Ayagoz is a city of strategic importance, with several military garrisons and an air defense missile defense complex located in the city. The intersection of nine roads, there are highways of republican significance and the Turkestan-Siberian highway: Almaty – Ust-Kamenogorsk, Karaganda – Ayagoz. Near the city there is a picturesque Ayaguz River on the banks of which you can have a great time and relax and, if desired, go rafting on the river. Ayagoz is a rather windy city. In winter, this wind significantly increases the severity of the climate.

How to get there, visit

The city of Ayagoz is located in the Abai region, Ayagoz district, on the bank of the Ayagoz River, located in the south-east of Saryarka, in the southern part of Eastern Kazakhstan.
GPS coordinates: 47°58'0"N 80°26'0"E

Information, history

The first mention of the city dates back to the XVI-XVII centuries, when "Kazakh Romeo and Juliet" - "Kozy Korpesh and Bayan Sulu" lived in this region. The city was founded in 1831. 1831-1860. Ayagoz became a district city and was named "Ayagoz" because of the Ayaguz River flowing nearby. After 1860, the city was called Sergiopol, later the Lepsinsky district of the Zhetysu region became the Sergiopol station. Currently, the village of Mamyrsu is located on the site of Sergiopol. The current town is located not far from this village, the town originally arose as a railway station in connection with the creation of the Turkestan-Siberian Railway in 1939.

Soviet period

The railway has made a huge contribution to the development of the city. A telegraph office and the first schools began to be built in the city, and the population began to grow; the construction of diesel locomotives and institutions serving steam locomotives opened the way for the group arrival of young people from villages and towns. An environment worthy of a modern city appeared: the Ayagoz Meat Processing Plant, a creamery and a tannery, known throughout the USSR, worked. Half of these products were supplied to other regions of the USSR. Then the plant for the production of reinforced concrete products and a brewery performed their work. Later, a large military garrison appeared in the city. Since the 70s, having reached the peak of the city's development, active construction work began in Ayagoz, a plan for the development of the city was drawn up, but all this was negatively affected by the collapse of the Soviet Union.

The city of Ayagoz in the Abai region of East Kazakhstan


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