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Kurzhum Destination Guide

Discover Kurzhum in Kazakhstan

Kurzhum in the region of Kazakhstan (general) is a place located in Kazakhstan - some 917 mi or ( 1477 km ) West of Astana , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kurzhum is now 09:00 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Oral " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Astrakhan', Saraychik, Oral, Kyzylzhuldyz, and Kyzyltu. When in this area, you might want to check out Astrakhan' . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kurzhum ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Saray-Jük or Saraychyq (literally, "Little Sarai", to distinguish it from Old Sarai) was a medieval city on the border between Europe and Asia in the 10th-16th centuries. It was located on the Ural River, modern Kazakhstan, Atyrau Province, near Sarayshyq village, 50 km above Atyrau. There was a major trade route from Europe to China across the city.

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Located at 47.50 51.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Golden Horde, History of Kazakhstan, Populated places in Atyrau Province