Zhaltyr

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Zhaltyr

 

or Dzhaltyr, an urban-type settlement in Astrakhanka Raion, Tselinograd Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is a railroad station on the Tselinograd-Kartaly line, 143 km northwest of Tselinograd. Population, 8,000 (1970). Zhaltyr has a silicate plant, a rock and crushed-stone quarry, and a grain elevator.

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