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Zhanaozen (Kazakh: Жаңаөзен, Russian: Жанаозен) is a city in the Mangystau Region of Kazakhstan. As of 2023, 74,357 people live here, and 147,933 people live in the urban area.[1]

The city was founded in 1964 after oil was discovered nearby.

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  1. "Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan by gender and type of area (as of 2023-01-01)". QazStat. 2023-01-01. Archived from the original on 2023-03-05.