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a city (until 1963, a settlement), the center of Esil’ Raion, Turgai Oblast, Kazakh SSR.

Esil’ is located on the right bank of the Ishim River. It is a railway junction for the lines to Tselinograd, Kartaly, and Arkalyk. Population, 15,000(1970). EsiF has a building-materials and structures combine and a brewery.

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Syganak Street on the left bank of the Ishim river.
In 1997 Kisho Kurokawa, probably the most representative Japanese Metabolist, won the competition for the new capital, with a masterplan that concentrated all the institutions on a monumental axis on the left bank of the Ishim River.
If the new developments on the left bank of the Ishim River are the place where most of the economic and intellectual energies were and are focused, the old down-town, where government was temporarily settled in 1997, has been quickly renewed, and with an operation of cheap make-up "Astana's urban planners have concealed Khrushchev's pre-fabricated concrete high-rises behind white facades, creating space for pubs and nightclubs on their ground floors" (Neef 2006).
Situated on the Left Bank of the Ishim River, the outlying structure of the Palace has already been erected.
The Botai culture developed after 3500 BC in the northern steppes of Kazakhstan, east of the Ishim River (Zaibert 1993; Levine & Kislenko 1997; Brown & Anthony 1998; Levine 1999; Olsen 1999).