Pavlodar Region

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Pavlodar Region
Павлодар облысы
Павлодарская область
Province
View of the Irtysh River
View of the Irtysh River
Coat of arms of Pavlodar Region
Coat of arms
Map of Kazakhstan, location of Pavlodar Province highlighted
Map of Kazakhstan, location of Pavlodar Province highlighted
Coordinates: 52°18′N 76°57′E / 52.300°N 76.950°E / 52.300; 76.950Coordinates: 52°18′N 76°57′E / 52.300°N 76.950°E / 52.300; 76.950
Country  Kazakhstan
Capital Pavlodar
Government
 • Akim Bozumbayev, Kanat Aldabergenovich
Area[1]
 • Total 124,800 km2 (48,200 sq mi)
Population (2013-02-01)[2]
 • Total 749,516
 • Density 6.0/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zone East (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+6)
Postal codes 140100 - 141200
Area codes +7 (718)
ISO 3166 code KZ-PAV
Vehicle registration 14, S
Districts 10
Cities 3
Villages 504 [3]
Website http://www.pavlodar.gov.kz

Pavlodar Region (Kazakh: Павлодар облысы, Pavlodar oblısı, پاۆلودار وبلىسى) is a region of Kazakhstan. Its capital is the city of Pavlodar, which has a population of 322 851. The population of the province: 742,475 (2009 Census results);[4] 806,983 (1999 Census results).[4] Pavlodar borders Russia to the north, and also borders the following Kazakh provinces: Akmola (to the west), East Kazakhstan (to the south-east), North Kazakhstan (to the north-west), and Karagandy (to the south). Many people, especially Ukrainians, migrated to Pavlodar in Nikita Khrushchev's Virgin Lands Campaign.

The Irtysh River flows from the Altay Mountains in China to Russia through the province; the Irtysh–Karaganda Canal crosses the western part of the province, taking some of the river's water to Ekibastuz and Karaganda.

Bayanaul National Park is located in the province within 100 km of Ekibastuz.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The province is administratively divided into ten districts and the cities of Pavlodar, Aksu, and Ekibastuz.[5]

  1. Aktogay District, with the administrative center in the selo of Aktogay;
  2. Bayanaul District, the selo of Bayanaul;
  3. Ertis District, the selo of Ertis;
  4. Kashyr District, the selo of Kashyr;
  5. Lebyazhye District, the selo of Akku;
  6. May District, the selo of Koktobe;
  7. Pavlodar District, the city of Pavlodar;
  8. Sharbakty District, the selo of Sharbakty;
  9. Uspen District, the selo of Uspenka;
  10. Zhelezin District, the selo of Zhelezinka.

Three localities in Pavlodar Province have town status. These are Pavlodar, Aksu, and Ekibastuz.[6]

Demographics (2007 Jan)[edit]

The Irtysh and Ob Rivers, and their basins.

Pavlodar province hosts a diverse range of ethnic groups:[1]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pavlodar Province Statistics
  2. ^ Agency of statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Численность населения Республики Казахстан по областям с началa 2013 года до 1 февраля 2013 года (russisch; Excel-Datei; 55 kB).
  3. ^ All-Biz Ltd. Павлодарская область
  4. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Cities and areas akimats". The official portal of akimat of Pavlodar region. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Население Республики Казахстан (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 

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