On February 10, 1934, Karaganda received the status of a city.
Karaganda is known far beyond the borders of Kazakhstan. And not only thanks to the famous expression: “Where-where? In Karaganda!”
Karaganda is a mining town with a great history. During the repressions, Karaganda became a city of writers, scientists, artists and doctors. Now Karaganda is a modern metropolis, where scientific and industrial centers are developing, cafes, restaurants and bars are opening.
Karaganda is the hometown of many famous people. World boxing stars Serik Sapiev and Gennady Golovkin, hockey player Konstantin Barulin, public figure of the Chechen Republic Akhmat Kadyrov were born and lived here. And also great people studied in the Karaganda region – the first cosmonaut of the Republic of Kazakhstan Tokhtar Aubakirov, the pride of sports Gennady Golovkin, Serik Sapiev.