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- Taraz (en), Taraz (fr), Taraz (es), Taraz (it), Taras (de), Ταράζ (el)Additional labels
- Taraz (Kazakh: Тараз) is a city and the administrative center of Jambyl Region in Kazakhstan, located on the Talas (Taraz)
River in the south of the country near the border with Kyrgyzstan. It had a population of 330,100 (1999 Census), up 9% from
1989, making it one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, after Astana and Türkistan.