North Kazakhstan Region

Summary

North Kazakhstan Region (Kazakh: Солтүстік Қазақстан облысы, romanized: Soltüstık Qazaqstan oblysy; Russian: Северо-Казахстанская область, romanizedSevero-Kazakhstanskaya oblast) is a region of Kazakhstan, with a population of 558 700. Its capital is Petropavl, with a population of 193,300 people. The region borders Russia (Omsk Oblast, Kurgan Oblast and Tyumen Oblast) 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.

North Kazakhstan Region
Солтүстік Қазақстан облысы  (Kazakh)
Северо-Казахстанская область  (Russian)
Reka Ishim Petropavlovskij gidrouzel.jpg
Coat of arms of North Kazakhstan Region
Map of Kazakhstan, location of North Kazakhstan Region highlighted
Map of Kazakhstan, location of North Kazakhstan Region highlighted
Coordinates: 54°53′N 69°10′E / 54.883°N 69.167°E / 54.883; 69.167Coordinates: 54°53′N 69°10′E / 54.883°N 69.167°E / 54.883; 69.167
Country Kazakhstan
CapitalPetropavl
Government
 • AkimKumar Aksakalov
Area
 • Total97,993 km2 (37,835 sq mi)
Population
 (2013-02-01)[2]
 • Total579,403
 • Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (East)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+6 (not observed)
Postal codes
150000
Area codes+7 (715)
ISO 3166 codeKZ-SEV
Vehicle registration15, T
Districts13
Cities5
Villages208
Websitewww.sko.kz

DemographicsEdit

 
The share of the European population by districts and cities of regional and republican subordination Kazakhstan in 2016
  > 70٪
  60.0 – 69.9 %
  50.0 - 59.9 %
  40.0 - 49.9 %
  30.0 - 39.9 %
  20.0 - 29.9 %
  10.0 - 19.9 %
  0.0 - 9.9 %
Year Population[3][4][5][6]
1979 884,345
1989 912,065
1999 725 980
2003 682 148
2004 674 497
2005 665 936
2006 663 126
2007 660 950
2008 653 921
2009 597 530
2010 592 746
2011 589 308
2012 583 598
2013 579 636
2014 575 766
2015 571 759
2017 558 700
2021 543,679

The national structure also varies considerably between the rural and urban areas. In urban Petropavlovsk, Russians constitute 60.40% of the population, while in Ualihanovsky, Kazakhs constitute 86.04% of the population. The largest Polish population in Kazakhstan lives in the area.

Ethnic groups (2020):[7]

Besides, North Kazakhstan region was a unique area in Kazakhstan with a natural decline in population; however, since 2008, there was a natural population increase.

Administrative divisionsEdit

The region is administratively divided into thirteen districts and the city of Petropavl.[8]

  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:[8] Petropavl, Bulayevo, Mamlyutka, Sergeyevka, and Taiynsha.

SportEdit

The regional bandy team took part in the national championship in 2016.[1]

External linksEdit

  • Official website

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Official site - General Information
  2. ^ 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).
  3. ^ "Kazakhstan: Regions, Major Cities & Settlements - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather and Web Information". www.citypopulation.de. Retrieved 2022-03-12.
  4. ^ "Pourquoi le Nord du Kazakhstan se vide de ses habitants". Novastan français. 2018-08-09. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  5. ^ "Division of Kazakhstan". pop-stat.mashke.org. Retrieved 2016-03-29.
  6. ^ Численность населения на начало года, регионы Республики Казахстан, 2003-2015
  7. ^ "Численность населения Республики Казахстан по отдельным этносам на начало 2020 года". Stat.kz. Retrieved 2020-08-03.
  8. ^ a b Акиматы районов, г. Петропавловска (in Russian). Официальный интернет-ресурс Северо-Казахстанской области. Retrieved 13 June 2012.