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Former Capital of Kazakhstan, past names: Alma-Ata, Fort Verniy
Founded in 1854,
from 1991 to 1997 the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Alma-Ata was the last capital and largest city of Kazakh SSR, then became the first capital and the largest metropolis of modern Kazakhstan. Despite the loss of politico-administrative capital, the city is a cultural and financial and economic center of the country and remains the only major cities country. The city is located at the foot Zailiyskogo Alatau Mountains in the extreme southeast of the republic and has a peculiar, relatively mild climate regime with a difficult environmental situation.

The city of Alma-Ata located in the heart of the Eurasian continent, in the south-east of Kazakhstan, at 77 ° east longitude and 43 ° north latitude, at the foot of Zailiyskogo Alatau Mountains - the most northern Tien Shan mountain range at altitudes from 500 to 1000 meters above sea level . At one parallels with him are Gagra and Vladivostok.

The climate in the city sharply continental, with large fluctuations in temperature not only during the year, but days. With a height of less than 500 m city streets escape to the north, in the steppe, in the semi, upirayas in hot Prikaskelenskie Muyunkumy. In the southern residential areas at altitudes of 1500-1700 m above sea level in the fold and Medeu Kamenskom Plateau glaciers feel the breath.

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