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14 March 1921

95 years ago was adopted the degree about renaming Verny to Almaty

March 14, 1921, the Central Executive Committee (CEC) of Turkestn approved the renaming of the city Verny to the city Alma-Ata.  With this name Alma-Ata lived 72 years and during this period it turned from provincial town to the city with a population of a million.