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 (äl′mə-tē′) Formerly Al·ma-A·ta (äl′mə-ä′tə, əl-mä′ə-tä′)
A city of Kazakhstan in the southeast part of the country near the border of Kyrgyzstan. Founded in the 1850s as a Russian fort and trading post, the city served as the capital of Kazakhstan from 1929 to 1997 and is the commercial and cultural center of the country.


(Placename) a city in SE Kazakhstan; capital of Kazakhstan (1991–97): an important trading centre. Pop: 1 103 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1927): Verny Also called: Alma-Ata


(ˈæl mə ti)
a city in SE Kazakhstan: the former capital. 1,172,400. Formerly, Alma-Ata.
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Noun1.Almaty - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998Almaty - the largest city in Kazakhstan and the capital until 1998
Kazakhstan, Kazakstan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazak, Kazakh - a landlocked republic to the south of Russia and to the northeast of the Caspian Sea; the original Turkic-speaking inhabitants were overrun by Mongols in the 13th century; an Asian soviet from 1936 to 1991
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He said, 'I can tell you in my personal capacity because JCPOA we consider a very important factor in regional stability and for Kazakhstan, which hosted two rounds of negotiations in Almati, Umarov told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) commenting on Iran nuclear accord and also US President Donald Trump's position.
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Idrisov said that Kazakhstan intends to settle Iran's problem through accessible methods and in this concern cities of Astana and Almati are ready to host the talks between Iran and the West.
In 2011 the agency plans to focus on developing regional branches in Nizhny Novgorod and Almati.
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Turam (sociology and Middle East studies, Hampshire College) began her account in her native Istanbul, then expanded it to include Ankara, Almati, Kazakhstan, and North America to present a multi-cited ethnography that served as her doctoral dissertation at McGill University, probably in 2001.