Tekeli is a town of oblas importance in Almaty Region of south-jap Kazakhstan. Determination and further development of Tekeli commenced inside the Nineteen Twenties whilst Dzhungar Survey Expedition revealed rich mineral deposits near the future metropolis area. In 1927 there began a greater established look for deposits of minerals in Dzungarian Alatau Mountains. The yr of 1933 became prominent for coming across a deposit of polimetals which include lead, zinc, silver, cadmium and germanium. In 1939 construction of the Tekeli Lead-Zinc Factory turned into began.
Concurrently improvement of a agreement changed into started out for the miners which would become the destiny metropolis of Tekeli. It was incorporated on January 29, 1952 by way of the decree of Kazakh Soviet Republic Presidium. Tekeli has been issue to conflicts between the government and Krishna believers in current years. Tekeli will host one of the three campuses of the University of Central Asia founded in 2000 through the governments of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, and His Highness the Aga Khan.