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Historical name of a part of Central Asia, corresponding to the southeastern part of modern Kazakhstan. Wikipedia

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    • The Qara Khitai themselves stayed at Zhetysu near Balasagun, and allowed some of the Karakhanids to continue to rule as their tax collectors in Samarkand and Kashgar.Kara-Khanid Khanate-Wikipedia
    • The Kangar Union (Qanghar Odaghu) was a Turkic state in the former territory of the Western Turkic Khaganate (the entire present-day state of Kazakhstan, without Zhetysu).Turkic peoples-Wikipedia
    • Hostilities between the Uyghurs and Karluks then forced the Karluks to migrate west into Zhetysu and conflict with the Türgesh, whom they defeated and conquered in 766.Uyghur Khaganate-Wikipedia
    • Alma-Ata Region, the predecessor of today's Almaty Region, was created from the historical region of Zhetysu on March 10, 1932.Almaty Region-Wikipedia
    • The Oghuz confederation migrated westward from the Jeti-su area after a conflict with the Karluk allies of the Uyghurs.Oghuz Turks-Wikipedia
    • The most famous archaeological finds have been "The Golden Man", also known as "The Golden Warrior", from the Issyk Kurgan; the Zhalauly treasure, the Kargaly diadem, and the Zhetysu arts bronzes (boilers, lamps and altars).Almaty-Wikipedia

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