Aktobe Province

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Aktobe Province
Ақтөбе облысы
Актюбинская область
Province
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Aktobe Province heichlichtit
Coordinates: 50°17′N 57°10′E / 50.283°N 57.167°E / 50.283; 57.167
Kintra Kazakhstan
Caipital Aktobe
Government
 • Akim Eleusin Sagyndykov
Area
 • Total 300,600 km2 (116,100 sq mi)
Population (2005-01-01)
 • Total 678,900
 • Density 2.3/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
Time zone West (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+5)
Postal codes 030000
Area codes +7 (713)
ISO 3166 code KZ-AKT
Vehicle registration D
Destricts 12
Ceeties 8
Veelages 441 [1]
Website http://www.akto.kz

Aktobe (Kazakh: Ақтөбе облысы, Aqtöbe oblısı, اقتوبە وبلىسى) is a province o Kazakhstan. The Aktobe provincial caipital is the ceety o Aktobe, wi a population o mair than 340,000. The province itsel haes a population 678,900. The aurie o the province is 300,600 square kilometers, makkin it the seicont lairgest province o Kazakhstan, efter Karagandy Province. The Ilek River, a tributary o the Ural River, flows through the province. The name "Aktobe" comes frae Kazakh "Ақ" (white) an "төбе" (hill); supposedly, Aktobe's initial settlers wur able tae see white muntains far tae the north.

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Accordin tae the naitional census o 2009, the aurie's population wis 779542 fowks, 407217 weemen an 372325 men. Kazakhs — 614961 persons (79 %), unlike in ither auries o the kintra they form an owerwhelmin majority o the population o the aurie. There are a lot o Roushies, Tatars, Ukrainians, Germans, Koreans, Moldavians, Jews, Armenies, Chechens an ithers in the aurie as well.

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