|Region||West Kazakhstan Region|
|Time zone||UTC + 5 (UTC+5)|
Chapaev (Russian: Чапаев) is a selo in north-western Kazakhstan. It is the seat of Akzhaik District in West Kazakhstan Region. Population: 8,476 (2009 Census results); 8,344 (1999 Census results).
The earlier settlement was named Lbishchensk and in 1899 the town had 3400 people (2100 of which were Cossacks), 2 churches, 2 schools, and mail and telegraph connections. It has been renamed to Chapaevo in 1939, and Chapaev in 1992.
The local residents are mainly engaged in agriculture, fishing, herding, hunting and gathering liquorice root.
In 1997 the town became the capital of Akzhaik District.
- "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
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