Shymkent


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Shymkent

(shĭmkĕnt`) or

Chimkent

(chĭmkyĕnt`), city (1993 est. pop. 404,000), S Kazakhstan, on the Turkistan-Siberia RR. It has large zinc and lead smelters and machine, chemical, and food-processing industries. Founded in the 12th cent., Shymkent was a Kokand fortress before it was taken by Russia in 1864.
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The local police have revealed the baby-selling ring at a maternity hospital in Shymkent, south Kazakhstan, on June 9.
In the biggest cities in the country, cycling marathons were organized and included the city Mayors competing, as well as in traditional Kazakh sports in Shymkent.
The start of flydubai's direct flights from Dubai to Almaty and Shymkent, provides a convenient link between these economic hubs in the Middle East and Central Asia.
Business Class will be available on our flights to Almaty and Shymkent, providing passengers with a more personal and comfortable travel experience.
Scat Air operates from Shymkent Airport in Kazakhstan and flies to major cities in Asia, Europe and Africa such as Sharm el-Sheikh, Bahu, Almaty, Dushanbe, Dubai, Tashkent, Yerevan or Tbilisi.
The refinery at Pavlodar is supplied mainly by crude oil from western Siberia; the Atyrau Refinery runs solely on domestic crude from the western region of Kazakhstan; and the Shymkent refinery currently uses oil from the southern region of Kazakhstan.
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation for humanitarian works (KBZF) has established a maternity hospital in Shymkent, the second largest city in Kazakhstan in terms of population.
Summary: Astana, July 26, 2010, SPA --The Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation for humanitarian works (KBZF) has established a maternity hospital in Shymkent, the second largest city in Kazakhstan in terms of population, WAM reported.
Ambassador Sajjanhar said the exhibition had been brought to Shymkent after it was held successfully in Astana for three weeks because of the strong and dynamic relations that India has always enjoyed with this region of Central Asia.
Ramstore has 11 other stores in Kazakh cities of Karagandy, Shymkent, Astana and Almaty.
About 10,000 toddlers and 18,000 expectant mothers have been given HIV tests in the city of Shymkent, 1,000 miles south of the capital Astana, and in the surrounding Ongtustik Qazaqstan province since the first cases were detected among local hospital patients.
TP to sell crude oil to the Shymkent refinery and also to enter into an