Aqmola Oblast (Russian Empire)

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The Aqmola Oblast (Russian Empire) was an oblast (province) of the Russian Empire. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day northern Kazakhstan. It was created out of the territories of the former Kazakh khanate.

Demographics[edit]

As of 1897, 682,608 people populated the oblast. Kazakhs constituted the majority of the population. Significant minorities consisted of Russians and Ukrainians. Total Turkic speaking were 438,889 (64,3%).

Ethnic groups in 1897[1][edit]

TOTAL 682,608 100%
Kazakhs 427,389 62,6%
Russians 174,292 25,5%
Ukrainians 51,103 7,5%
Tatars 10,819 1,6%

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