Kyzylorda Region

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Kyzylorda Region
Қызылорда облысы
Кызылординская область
Region
The Syr Darya River in Kyzylorda
The Syr Darya River in Kyzylorda
Coat of arms of Kyzylorda Region
Coat of arms
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
Capital Kyzylorda
Government
 • Akim Kyrymbek Kosherbayev
Area
 • Total 226,019 km2 (87,266 sq mi)
Population (2013-02-01)[1]
 • Total 727,990
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)
Time zone East (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+6)
Postal codes 120000
Area codes +7 (724)
ISO 3166 code KZ-KZY
Vehicle registration 11, N
Districts 7
Cities 2
Townships 6
Website www.e-kyzylorda.gov.kz

Kyzylorda Region (Kazakh: Қызылорда облысы, Qızılorda oblısı; Russian: Кызылординская область, Kyzylordinskaya oblast) is a region of Kazakhstan. Its capital is the city of Kyzylorda, with a population of 157,400. The region itself has a population of 590,000. 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 South Kazakhstan 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.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The region is administratively divided into seven districts and the city of Kyzylorda.[2]

  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.[3] The city of Baikonur is located within the area of the oblast but is currently rented and administered by Russian Federation.

Sport[edit]

The region sent a bandy team to the Spartakiade 2009.[4]

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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).
  2. ^ "City, region akims". The official portal of akimat of Kyzylorda region. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Население Республики Казахстан (PDF) (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Команда Кызылординской области.