|Skyline of Taldykorgan|
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|• Akim (mayor)||Yermek Alpysov|
|• City||74 km2 (29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||600 m (2,000 ft)|
|• Density||1,184/km2 (3,070/sq mi)|
|Time zone||East (UTC+6)|
|Postal code||040000 - 040012|
|Vehicle registration||B, V, 05|
Taldykorgan (Kazakh: Талдықорған / Taldıqorğan), formerly known as Taldy-Kurgan (Russian: Талды-Курган, until 1993), is the administrative center of Almaty Region, Kazakhstan. Population: 123,038 (2009 Census results); 97,996 (1999 Census results). Most of the people are Kazakhs.
Taldykorgan has a diverse educational system, including a university, institutes, institutions, technical training colleges, secondary schools and kindergartens. There are 27 public health facilities, a theater, amusement parks, libraries, a city cinema, stadium, sports complex and swimming pools. All of the facilities have not been maintained since the USSR era.
- Kazakhs - 93,156 people (64.96%)
- Russians - 36,532 people (25.47%)
- Koreans - 5,172 people (3.61%)
- Tatars - 2,783 people (1.94%)
- Germans - 1,581 people (1.10%)
- Ukrainians - 1,071 people (0.75%)
- Uyghurs - 962 people (0.67%)
- Chechens - 354 people (0.25%)
- Uzbeks - 302 people (0.21%)
- Belarusians - 177 people (0.12%)
- Azerbaijanis - 130 people (0.09%)
- Poles - 123 people (0.09%)
- Kyrgyz - 102 people (0.07%)
- Other - 962 people (0.67%)
Taldykorgan has an airport that services a number Kazakh and Russian cities, while its train station services from 30 km from Taldykorgan Central Kazakhstan, Central Asia, Russia, Baltic States and the People's Republic of China.
- Andrei Kivilev (1973 - 2003) - professional bicycle racer.
- Sergey Vodopyanov (born 1987) - Russian amateur boxer, winner gold in bantamweight Class at the 2007 World Amateur Boxing Championships.
- Alibek Buleshev(born 1981) - Kazakhstanian football forward.
- Mirat Sarsembayev (born 1986) - amateur boxer from Kazakhstan, best known for winning the flyweight bronze at the 2005 World Amateur Boxing Championships.
- Victor Sydorenko (born 1953) - painter, curator, teacher, an author of objects and photocompositions and also scientific and publicistic texts, member and the vice-president of Ukrainian Academy of Arts.
- Marian Handwerker (born 1944) film director born in Taldykurgan
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