Karatas, Yuzhno-Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan

Names: 
Karatas, Kazygurt District, Yuzhno-Kazakhstan Region
Каратас, Казыгуртский район, Южно-Казахстанская область
Шарапхана, Казыгуртский район, Южно-Казахстанская область
Sharapkhana, Kazygurt District, Yuzhno-Kazakhstan Region
History: 

Volga German families resettled to Karatas.

In 1993, the name of the village was changed to Sharapkhana.

Volga German Families: 

The following Volga German families are known to have lived in or around Karatas:

Krispens from Dobrinka

Volga Colonies: 

Pre-Volga Origin

Volga Colonies