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This airticle is aboot the toun. For ither uisses, see Tekeli (disambiguation).

Offeecial seal o Tekeli
Tekeli is locatit in Kazakhstan
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 44°49′48″N 78°49′26″E / 44.83000°N 78.82389°E / 44.83000; 78.82389
ProvinceAlmaty Province
 • Total100 km2 (40 sq mi)
 • Tot27,895
Time zoneUTC+6 (Omsk Time)

Tekeli (Kazakh: Текелі) is a toun o oblast significance in Almaty Province o sooth-eastren Kazakhstan. Population: 26,062 (2009 Census results);[1] 23,982 (1999 Census results).[1]

History o the toun[eedit | eedit soorce]

Determination an further development o Tekeli stairtit in 1920s when Dzhungar Survey Expedition revealed rich mineral deposits near futur toun location.

In 1927 thare haes began mair structured search for deposits o minerals in Dzhungar Alatau Muntains. The year o 1933 wis prominent for discoverin a deposit o polimetals such as lead, zinc, siller, cadmium an germanium. In 1939 construction o the Tekeli Lead-Zinc Factory wis stairtit. Concurrently development o a dounset wis stairtit for the miners which wad become the futur toun o Tekeli. It wis incorporatit on 29 Januar 1952 bi the decree o Kazakh Soviet Republic Presidium.

Tekeli haes been subject tae conflicts atween the govrenment an Krishna believers in recent years.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Roushie). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  2. http://www.bvml.org/CE/kazakhstan4.html