Kyzylorda Region

Summary

Kyzylorda Region
Қызылорда облысы  (Kazakh)
Кызылординская область  (Russian)
The Syr Darya River in Kyzylorda
The Syr Darya River in Kyzylorda
Coat of arms of Kyzylorda Region
Map of Kazakhstan, location of Kyzylorda Region highlighted
Map of Kazakhstan, location of Kyzylorda Region highlighted
Coordinates: 45°0′N 64°0′E / 45.000°N 64.000°E / 45.000; 64.000Coordinates: 45°0′N 64°0′E / 45.000°N 64.000°E / 45.000; 64.000
Country Kazakhstan
CapitalKyzylorda
Government
 • AkimKuanyshbek Yskakov
Area
 • Total226,019 km2 (87,266 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-05-01)[1]
 • Total799,533
 • Density3.5/km2 (9.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (East)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (not observed)
Postal codes
120000
Area codes+7 (724)
ISO 3166 codeKZ-KZY
Vehicle registration11, N
Districts7
Cities2
Townships6
Websitewww.e-kyzylorda.gov.kz

Kyzylorda Region (Kazakh: Қызылорда облысы, romanized: Qyzylorda oblysy, قىزىلوردا وبلىسى; Russian: Кызылординская область, romanizedKyzylordinskaya oblast) is a region of Kazakhstan. Its capital is the city of Kyzylorda, with a population of 234 736. The region itself has a population of 799 533. Other notable settlements include Aral, Kazaly (Kazalinsk) and the Russian-administered Baikonur, which services the Baikonur Cosmodrome. The region borders neighboring country Uzbekistan, as well as three other regions: Aktobe Region (to the west), Karaganda Region (to the north), and Turkistan Region (to the east). The Syr Darya River, flowing from the Tian Shan mountains to the Aral Sea, passes through Kyzylorda Region. The total area of the province is 226,000 square kilometers.

Demographics

As of 2020, the Kyzylorda Region has a population of 803,531.[2]

Ethnic groups (2020):[3]

Administrative divisions

The region is administratively divided into seven districts and the city of Kyzylorda.[4]

  1. Aral District, with the administrative center in the town of Aral;
  2. Karmakshy District, the settlement of Zhosaly;
  3. Kazaly District, the urban-type settlement of Ayteke Bi;
  4. Shieli District, the urban-type settlement of Shieli;
  5. Syrdariya District, the urban-type settlement of Terenozek;
  6. Zhalagash District, the urban-type settlement of Zhalagash;
  7. Zhanakorgan District, the urban-type settlement of Zhanakorgan.

Three localities in Kyzylorda Region have town status. These are Aral, Kazaly, and Kyzylorda.[5] The city of Baikonur is located within the area of the oblast but is currently rented and administered by Russian Federation.

Sport

The region sent a bandy team to the Spartakiade 2009.[6]

Economy

In 2021, Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Minister Beibut Atamkulov announced that the country plans to launch glass production in the Kyzylorda region in 2022. The aim is to produce a capacity of 197,100 tons of flat glass each year, with a projection of generating KZT 42.1 billion. [7]

See also

References

  1. ^ Agency of statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Численность населения Республики Казахстан по областям с начала 2013 года до 1 февраля 2013 года (russisch; Excel-Datei; 55 kB).
  2. ^ "Численность населения Республики Казахстан по отдельным этносам на начало 2020 года". Stat.kz. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  3. ^ "Численность населения Республики Казахстан по отдельным этносам на начало 2020 года". Stat.kz. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  4. ^ "City, region akims". The official portal of akimat of Kyzylorda region. Archived from the original on 19 December 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  5. ^ Население Республики Казахстан (PDF) (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 February 2013. Retrieved 2 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Команда Кызылординской области". Archived from the original on 2014-06-10. Retrieved 2014-06-10.
  7. ^ INFORM.KZ (2021-11-23). "Kazakhstan to launch glass production in 2022". www.inform.kz. Retrieved 2021-11-25.

External links

  • Official regional administration website