Tarbagatay District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the district of East Kazakhstan Province in Kazakhstan. For the district of the Buryat Republic in Russia, see Tarbagataysky District.
Tarbagatay
Тарбағатай
District
Tarbagatay District Kazakhstan.png
Country  Kazakhstan
Province East Kazakhstan Province
Administrative center Aksuat
Founded 1928
Government
 • Type Akimat
 • Akim Tekeshov Yerlan
Area
 • Total 9,200 sq mi (23,700 km2)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 44,147
Time zone East (UTC+6)

Tarbagatay (Kazakh: Тарбағатай ауданы; Russian: Тарбагатайский район) is a district of East Kazakhstan Province in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Aksuat. Population: 44,147 (2013 estimate);[1] 47,125 (2009 Census results);[2] 65,589 (1999 Census results).[2]

Climate[edit]

Very continental. Winter is cold (in January average temperature −22 °С, −30 °С) and summer is hot (in July average temperature +25 °С, +35 °С). Very poor precipitation (200–300 mm/year) mostly in winter season[3]

Toponym[edit]

The name Tarbagatay derives from Mongolian (Tarbagan marmot) as marmot mountains. (Technically, tarbagatay means "with marmots" or "having marmots" in Mongolian, but tagh ~ taw ~ tay may be misinterpreted as meaning "mountain" by speakers of Turkic languages, such as the Kazakh language.)

Administrative-territorial system[edit]

17 rural districts, 65 villages.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups (2009):[5]

Economy[edit]

Agrocultural (meat, fish, flour, bread)
GDP 503 900 000 tenge ~ $3 427 900 (2008)[6]

Sights[edit]

  • Borytastagan
  • Syn-tas
  • Atyn oba
  • Alty oba

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ [4]

External links[edit]

Read more: Culture of Uzbekistan - history, people, clothing, traditions, women, beliefs, food, customs, family http://www.everyculture.com/To-Z/Uzbekistan.html#ixzz1nh383uYB