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Shym·kent (shĭm-kĕnt′) or Chim·kent (chĭm-)
A city of south-central Kazakhstan north of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Founded in the 1100s, it was taken by Russia in 1864.
(Placename) a city in S Kazakhstan; a major railway junction. Pop: 469 000 (2005 est). Russian name: Chimkent
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, May 24, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in Cimkent
city of Kazahstan on a formal visit.
, 1865'te Taskent, 1866'da Hokand ile Buhara ve 1868'de Semerkant isgal edildi.
Commenting on the talks he would hold as part of his visit, the Turkish president said that he would meet with his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev in Cimkent
on Sunday and they would later proceed to the city of Turkestan on Monday.