Temirtau is a city in the Karaganda region of Kazakhstan.

1905, June, 15 - the first groups of settlers settled down on the left bank of the Nura river. There were 40 families, that had arrived from Samara. The settlement they founded was named Zhaur , after a hill on the other side of the river.

About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan National Name :
Republic of Kazakhstan

National Capital : Astana

Kazakhstan Area :
Approx. 2,724,900n Sq Km (1,052,100 Sq. Mi), 1.80% of total

Kazakhstan Population :
17,693,500 in 2016 (0.24% in total)

Ethnicity in Kazakhstan :
63.6% Kazakh, 23.3% Russian, 2.9% Uzbek, 2.0% Ukrainian, 1.4% Uyghur, 1.2% Tatar, 1.1% German, 4.5% others(Approx. in 2010)

Kazakhstan Languages :
Kazakh (Qazaq, state language) 64.4%, Russian (official, used in everyday business, designated the language of interethnic communication) 95% (2001 est.).

Religions in Kazakhstan:
Islam 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%

Currency :
Tenge (₸) (KZT) ,KZT


Time Zone :
UTC+05 - western Kazakhstan
UTC+06 - eastern Kazakhstan