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Altai town (Zyryanovsk)

Altai City Tour sights

Altai (until December 28, 2018 – Zyryanovsk) is a city located in the north-east of the East Kazakhstan region, the center of the Altai district and the city of Altai. The city is located in the most beautiful natural area of the Katon-Karagai Park. The city was founded in 1791, the basis of the city's economy is industry. Minerals here determine the branch direction of industry. The city is connected by bus routes, railway with nearby settlements and the regional center.

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The city of Altai is located in the East Kazakhstan region, Altai district.
GPS coordinates: 49°44'19"N 84°16'19"E


The foundation of the city is inextricably linked with the history of the discovery of lead ore in this region by engineer G. Zyryanov in 1791. Since 1795, lead ore has been developed. During the Great Patriotic War, Zyryanovsk sent a large amount of lead, copper and products necessary for the front. The village was first called Zyryanovskoye.

Altai city, East Kazakhstan region


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