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North Kazakhstan Region

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Country  Kazakhstan
Area  97,993 km2
Capital  Petropavl

North Kazakhstan Region (Kazakh: ) is a region of Kazakhstan, with a population of 665,800. Its capital is Petropavl, with a population of 193,300 people. The region borders Russia to the north, and also borders three other Kazakhstan regions: Akmola Region to the south, Pavlodar Region to the east and Kostanay Region to the west. The area of the region is 98,040 km2 (37,850 sq mi), making it the fourth smallest of all the regions of Kazakhstan. The Ishim (Esil) River, a tributary of the Irtysh River, flows from Karagandy Region to Russia through North Kazakhstan Region.


Map of North Kazakhstan Region


The major ethnic groups are as follows:

The population — about 725 thousand inhabitants.

The national structure also considerably varies on areas and area cities. So, in Petropavlovsk Russian make — 71,12% of the population, in Ualihanovsky area Kazakhs — 86,04% of the population prevail. In more details about national structure of areas according to 2004 under the reference [1]. The Polish diaspora largest in Kazakhstan (Poles in Kazakhstan See) lives In area.

Besides, ??? was unique area in Kazakhstan with natural decline in population, however since 2008 in area the natural increase of the population [4] is observed.

Administrative divisions

The region is administratively divided into thirteen districts and the city of Petropavl.

  1. Akkayin District, with the administrative center in the selo of Smirnovo;
  2. Akzhar District, the selo of Talshik;
  3. Aiyrtau District, the selo of Saumalkol;
  4. Esil District, the selo of Yavlenka;
  5. Gabit Musirepov District, the selo of Novoishimskoye;
  6. Kyzylzhar District, the selo of Beskol;
  7. Magzhan Zhumabaev District, the town of Bulayevo;
  8. Mamlyut District, the town of Mamlyutka;
  9. Shal akyn District, the town of Sergeyevka;
  10. Taiynsha District, the town of Taiynsha;
  11. Timiryazev District, the selo of Timiryazevo;
  12. Ualikhanov District, the selo of Kishkenekol;
  13. Zhambyl District, the selo of Presnovka.

The following five localities in North Kazakhstan Region have town status: Petropavl, Bulayevo, Mamlyutka, Sergeyevka, and Taiynsha.


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