Scripts Шымкент (Kazakh, Russian), Чимкент (Russian)
Other Forms FormsŞymkent, Chimkent
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/30/2016
Derived frim Turkic chim, shym meaning "turf, meadow" and kent meaning "city". The name means "green city". Shymkent is a city in Kazakhstan and was formerly named Chimkent.