East Kazakhstan Region

East Kazakhstan Province (Kazakh: Шығыс Қазақстан облысы, Şığıs Qazaqstan oblısı) is a province o Kazakhstan. It occupees the eastmaist pairt o Kazakhstan, alang baith sides o the Irtysh River an Lake Zaysan. Its caipital is Oskemen (referred tae as Ust-Kamenogorsk an aw). The province borders Roushie in the north an northeast an the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae (Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region) in the sooth an sootheast. The eastmaist point o the Oblast is vera near, athin 50 kilometers or so o the wastmaist tip o Mongolie; housomeivver, Kazakhstan an Mongolie dae no share a common border, the twa kintras being separatit bi a sma pairt o Roushie an Cheenae. It an aw borders the Kazakh Provinces o Pavlodar (tae the north wast), Karagandy (tae the wast) an Almaty Province (tae the sooth).

East Kazakhstan Province

Шығыс Қазақстан облысы
Восточно-Казахстанская область
Map o Kazakhstan, location o East Kazakhstan Province heichlichtit
Map o Kazakhstan, location o East Kazakhstan Province heichlichtit
Coordinates: 49°57′N 82°37′E / 49.950°N 82.617°E / 49.950; 82.617
Kintra Kazakhstan
CaipitalOskemen
Govrenment
 • AkimJanibek Karibjanov
Area
 • Total283300 km2 (109,400 sq mi)
Population
 (2009-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,418,300
 • Density5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (East)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+6 (not observit)
Postal codes
070000
Aurie codes+7 (722), +7 (723)
ISO 3166 codeKZ-VOS
Vehicle registrationF, U
Destricts15
Ceeties10
Tounships30
Veelages870
Websitehttp://akimvko.gov.kz/

The population o the province is 1,418,300 (accordin tae the Agency o Statistics), o which 318,800 (as of 4/1/2011) live in the caipital. The aurie haes mony Roushies an Ukrainians; the caipital itsel haes mair o those twa groups than Kazakhs themselves. The aurie is 283,300 in square kilometers.

The province wis creatit bi the merger o twa Soviet-era Kazakhstan oblasts: the auld Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya (East Kazakhstan) Oblast an Semipalatinsk Oblast.

NaturEedit

The Province occupees vera diverse range o geographic an climatic regions wi Altai Muntains in the east an the eastren margins o Kazakh steppes in the wast o the Province.

DemographicsEedit

55% o the population is ethnic Kazakh an 41% is ethnic Roushie.[2]

See an awEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. Population of Kazakhstan
  2. ru:Восточно-Казахстанская область

Freemit airtinsEedit

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