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Basic information about East_Kazakhstan
East Kazakhstan Region (Kazakh: Шығыс Қазақстан облысы, Şığıs Qazaqstan oblısı) is a region of Kazakhstan. It occupies the easternmost part of Kazakhstan, along both sides of the Irtysh River and Lake Zaysan. Its administrative center is Oskemen (also known as Ust-Kamenogorsk). The region borders Russia in the north and northeast and the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region) in the south and southeast. The easternmost point of the Oblast is also very near, within 50 kilometers or so of the westernmost tip of Mongolia; however, Kazakhstan and Mongolia do not share a common border, the two countries being separated by a small part of Russia and China.It also borders the Kazakh Regions of Pavlodar Region (to the north west), Karaganda Region (to the west), and Almaty Region (to the south). Population: 1,396,593 (2009 Census results);1,531,024 (1999 Census results). 318,800 (as of 4/1/2011) live in the capital. The area has many Russians and Ukrainians; the capital itself has more of those two groups than Kazakhs themselves. The area is 283,300 in square kilometers. The region was created by the merger of two Soviet-era Kazakhstan oblasts: the old Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaya (East Kazakhstan) Oblast and Semipalatinsk Oblast.
Cities, towns & villages in East Kazakhstan
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KurchumKurshim, also Kurchum or Kurchim (Kazakh: Күршім) is a selo and administrative center of Kurshim District of East Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan. Population: 8,490 (2009 Census results); 10,502 (1999 Census results). Show Kurchumon the map
KurchatovKurchatov (in Kazakh and Russian: Курча́тов) is a town in East Kazakhstan Region in north-east Kazakhstan. Named after Soviet nuclear physicist Igor Kurchatov, the town was once the centre of operations for the adjoining Semipalatinsk Test Site. With the cessation of nuclear testing and the decommissioning of the test site, Kurchatov's population has fallen from over 20,000 to around 8,000. In its heyday Kurchatov (which was known by its postal code Semipalatinsk-21) was a closed city, one of the most secretive and restricted places in the Soviet Union. The nuclear facilities at Kurchatov are managed by the Kazakhstan Institute of Atomic Energy, a division of the country's National Nuclear Center. Population: 10,127 (2009 Census results);9,305 (1999 Census results). Show Kurchatovon the map
SemeySemey (Kazakh and Russian: Семей), until 2007 known as Semipalatinsk (Kazakh and Russian: and in 1917–1920 as Alash-kala (Kazakh: Алаш-қала, Alaş-qala), is a city in Kazakhstan, in East Kazakhstan Region, and in the Kazakhstan part of Siberia, near the border with Russia, around 1,000 kilometers (620 mi) north of Almaty, and 700 kilometers (430 mi) southeast of the Russian city of Omsk, along the Irtysh River. Population: 299,264 (2009 Census results); 269,574 (1999 Census results). Show Semeyon the map
RidderRidder (Kazakh and Russian: Риддер), formerly known as Leninogorsk (Russian: 1941–2002) is a city in the East Kazakhstan Region in north-eastern Kazakhstan. Its population is approximately 50,500 (2009 Census results). The city is situated in the south-western Altai Mountains and north-eastern of the region's capital, Oskemen, along the Ulba River, at an elevation higher than 700 metres. Show Ridderon the map
AyagozAyagoz or Ayakoz (Kazakh: Аягөз, formerly Russian: Sergiopol) is a city of regional significance in Kazakhstan, the administrative centre of Ayagoz district of East Kazakhstan Region. It is located in eastern Kazakhstan, on the banks of the Ayagoz River. Population: 37,537 (2009 Census results);38,470 (1999 Census results). Show Ayagozon the map
SharCharsk (Kazakh: Шар, Shar, Russian: Чарск) is a town in Zharma District in East Kazakhstan Region of eastern Kazakhstan. Population: 8,156 (2009 Census results); 9,482 (1999 Census results). Charsk is located at the left bank of the Shar River, a left tributary of the Irtysh. The name of the town originates from the name of the river. Show Sharon the map
ZaysanZaysan (or Zaisan; Kazakh and Russian: Зайсан) is a town in the East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan, the administrative center of Zaysan District. It is situated near the southeastern corner of Lake Zaysan at an altitude of 660 meters (2170 ft) above sea level. Population: 14,389 (2009 Census results); 16,021 (1999 Census results). Show Zaysanon the map
SerebryanskSerebryansk (Russian and Kazakh: is a town in Zyryan District in East Kazakhstan Region of eastern Kazakhstan. Population: 10,129 (2009 Census results); 11,903 (1999 Census results). The town is located on the right bank of the Irtysh River, downstream of the Bukhtarma Hydroelectric Power Plant. Show Serebryanskon the map
ZyryanovskZyryanovsk (Kazakh: Зырян, Zıryan, زىريان, Kazakh pronunciation: [zәɾˈjɑn]; Russian: Зыряновск) is a town of regional significance in East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan, the administrative center of Zyryan District. It was established in 1791 and was granted town status in 1941. Population: 39,320 (2009 Census results);43,894 (1999 Census results). Show Zyryanovskon the map
ShemonaīkhaShemonaikha (Russian: Шемонаиха, Kazakh: Шемонаиха) is a town in Shemonaikha District in East Kazakhstan Region of eastern Kazakhstan. It is located on the banks of the Uba River, a right tributary of the Irtysh. Population: 19,127 (2009 Census results); 19,924 (1999 Census results). Show Shemonaīkhaon the map
Ust-KamenogorskOskemen (Kazakh: ؤسكەمەن) or Ust-Kamenogorsk (Russian: is the administrative center of East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan. It is served by Oskemen Airport. Population: 303,720 (2009 Census results); 310,950 (1999 Census results). Show Ust-Kamenogorskon the map
AqsūatAksuat (Kazakh: Ақсуат, Russian: Аксуа́т) is a selo in Tarbagatay District in the East Kazakhstan Region. It is the administrative center of the district. Population: 6,126 (2009 Census results); 7,503 (1999 Census results). Show Aqsūaton the map
UrzharUrzhar is a selo in the Urzhar River valley and the administrative center of Urzhar District in East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan. Population: 17,320 (2009 Census results); 16,830 (1999 Census results). Show Urzharon the map
MerkeMerki (Kazakh: Меркі) is an administrative center in the Merki region located in the Jambyl Region in the south of Kazakhstan. It has an estimated population of roughly 35,900. Show Merkeon the map
BīghashBigach is an impact crater in Kazakhstan. It is 8 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 5 ± 3 million years (Pliocene or Miocene). The crater is exposed at the surface. Show Bīghashon the map
UrunkhaykaUrunkhayka (Kazakh: Урүнхайка) is a small village in Kazakhstan. It is on the eastern border of Lake Markakol in Katonkaragay District of East Kazakhstan Region. Show Urunkhaykaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in East Kazakhstan
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East KazakhstanEast Kazakhstan Region (Kazakh: Шығыс Қазақстан облысы, Şığıs Qazaqstan oblısı, شىعىس قازاقستان وبلىسى) is a region of Kazakhstan. It occupies the easternmost part of Kazakhstan, along both sides of the Irtysh River and Lake Zaysan. Its administrative center is Oskemen (also known as Ust-Kamenogorsk). The region borders Russia in the north and northeast and the People's Republic of China (Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region) in the south and southeast. The easternmost point of the Oblast is also very near, within 50 kilometers or so of the westernmost tip of Mongolia; however, Kazakhstan and Mongolia do not share a common border, the two countries being separated by a small part of Russia and China.It also borders the Kazakh Regions of Pavlodar Region (to the north west), Karaganda Region (tShow on map
Qotanqaraghay AūdanyKatonkaragay, also spelled Katon-Karagay (Kazakh: ауданы (Katonqarahay audany)) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Ulken Narym (Bolshenarymskoye) (49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113176°N 84.5137882°E) (Kazakh: Үлкен Нарым ауылы (Ylken Narym auyly)). It is the easternmost district in Kazakhstan. Population: 28,008 (2013 estimate); 30,056 (2009 Census results); 45,149 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Tarbaghatay AūdanyTarbagatay (Kazakh: ауданы; Russian: район) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Aksuat. Population: 44,147 (2013 estimate); 47,125 (2009 Census results); 65,589 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Ürzhar AūdanyUerzhar (Kazakh: Үржар ауданы, Ürjar awdanı, ٷرجار اۋدانى) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in the eastern part of Kazakhstan, which borders with China. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Urzhar. Population: 81,008 (2013 estimate); 83,174 (2009 Census results); 95,312 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Kökpekti AūdanyKokpekti (Kazakh: Көкпекті ауданы, Kökpekti awdanı) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Kokpekti. Population: 32,069 (2013 estimate); 34,679 (2009 Census results); 45,746 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Zharma AūdanyZharma (Kazakh: Жарма ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Kalbatau (Georgiyevka). Population: 43,176 (2013 estimate); 44,831 (2009 Census results); 60,247 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Borodūlīkha AūdanyBorodulikha (Kazakh: ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Borodulikha. Population: 37,864 (2013 estimate); 40,167 (2009 Census results); 49,122 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Glūbokoe AūdanyGlubokoe (Kazakh: Глубокое ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the settlement of Glubokoye. Population: 63,890 (2013 estimate); 63,581 (2009 Census results); 67,329 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Shemonaīkha AūdanyShemonaikha (Kazakh: Шемонаиха ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the town of Shemonaikha. Population: 46,409 (2013 estimate); 49,202 (2009 Census results); 57,815 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Besqaraghay AūdanyBeskaragay (Kazakh: ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Beskaragay. Population: 21,052 (2013 estimate); 22,210 (2009 Census results); 28,140 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Ulan AūdanyUlan (Kazakh: Ұлан ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the settlement of Molodyozhny. Population: 40,482 (2013 estimate); 39,079 (2009 Census results); 45,699 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Zyryanovsk AūdanyZyryan (Kazakh: Зырян ауданы, Zıryan awdanı, زىريان اۋدانى) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the town of Zyryanovsk. Population: 35,281 (2013 estimate); 38,352 (2009 Census results); 49,833 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Kürshim AūdanyKurshim (Kazakh: Күршім ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Kurshim. Population: 29,476 (2013 estimate); 31,967 (2009 Census results); 45,057 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Zaysan AūdanyZaysan (Kazakh: Зайсан ауданы) is a district of East Kazakhstan Region in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the town of Zaysan. Population: 37,924 (2013 estimate); 34,593 (2009 Census results); 39,556 (1999 Census results).Show on map
Different buildings in East Kazakhstan
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Semey AirportSemipalatinsk Airport (also given as Semey) (IATA: PLX, ICAO: UASS) is an airport in Semey, Kazakhstan located 10 km (6.2 mi) south-west of the city. It services large airliners. The airfield contains two groups of alert fighter pads. A 400 m (1,300 ft) overrun exists at each end of runway 08/26. The Tupolev Tu-128 and MiG-31 were based here at various times.Show on map
Oskemen AirportOskemen Airport or Ust-Kamenogorsk Airport (IATA: UKK, ICAO: UASK) is an airport in Kazakhstan. It is located 13 km (8.1 mi) north-west of Oskemen (Kazakh: Өскемен), also known as Ust-Kamenogorsk (Russian: the capital of the East Kazakhstan Region. The airport services small transport planes.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in East Kazakhstan
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Zhaysang KöliLake Zaysan (Kazakh: Зайсан көлі, Zaysan köli, زايسان كؤلئ; Mongolian: Зайсан нуур, Zaisan nuur, ~noble lake, Russian: Озеро Зайсан, Ozero Zajsan; simplified Chinese: 斋桑泊; traditional Chinese: 齋桑泊; pinyin: Zhāisāng Pō, Xiao'erjing: جَىْصْا پْ; Dungan: Җэсонпə) is a freshwater lake, ca. 1,810 km² (700 mi²), in eastern Kazakhstan, in a hollow between the Altai and the Tarbagatai Mountains. It is the largest lake in the East Kazakhstan Province.Show on map
ShaghanThe Chagan (sometimes also spelled as Shagan) is a river in the east of Kazakhstan and a left-bank tributary of the Irtysh River. It is not to be confused with the Chagan River in the west of Kazakhstan, which is a tributary of the Ural River. The length of the riverbed is 275 km. It is the only surface waterway on the Semipalatinsk Test Site, which was used as the primary testing venue for the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons. The river flows along the eastern boundary of the test site and fills the \"Atomic Lake\" Lake Chagan (or Lake Balapan), a lake created by the Chagan nuclear test.Show on map
BukhtarmaThe Bukhtarma River (Kazakh: Бұқтырма, Buqtırma, بۇقتىرما, Kazakh pronunciation: [bʊqtəɾˈmɑ]; Russian: Бухтарма, Buchtarma) is a river of Kazakhstan. It flows through East Kazakhstan Region, and is a right tributary of the Irtysh. The river is 336 kilometres (209 mi) long, with a basin area of 12,660 square kilometres (4,890 sq mi). The source of the river is in the Southern Altai Mountains. The average water flow rate is 214 cubic metres per second (7,600 cu ft/s).Show on map
Ozero Markakol’Lake Markakol (Kazakh: Маркаколь көлі, Markakol' köli; Russian: озеро Маркаколь, ozero Markakol') is a lake in East Kazakhstan. The lake is fed with small rivers and streams. Its coasts are cut up by gulfs. It is the largest lake in the Katonkaragay District of East Kazakhstan Region.Show on map