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Akmola Province

Ақмола облысы
Акмолинская область
Coat o airms o Akmola Province
Coat o airms
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Akmola Province heichlichtit
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Akmola Province heichlichtit
Coordinates: 52°0′N 69°0′E / 52.000°N 69.000°E / 52.000; 69.000
Kintra Kazakhstan
CaipitalKokshetau
Govrenment
 • AkimSergey D'yachenko
Area
 • Total146,200 km2 (56,400 sq mi)
Population
 (2006-09-01)[1]
 • Tot748,300
 • Density5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6
 • Summer (DST)UTC+6 (not observit)
Postal codes
020000
Aurie codes+7 (717)
ISO 3166 codeKZ-AKM
Vehicle registrationC
Destricts17
Ceeties8
Townships14
Veelages671
Wabsteidhttp://akmo.kz/

Akmola Province (Kazakh: Ақмола облысы, Aqmola oblısı [Акмолинская область, Akmolinskaya oblast] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a centrally locatit province o Kazakhstan. Its capital is Kokshetau. The caipital o the whole kintra, Astana, is enclosed in the province, but is poleetically separate frae Akmola Province. The province's population is 748,300; Kokshetau's is 124,000. The aurie is 146,200 square kilometers. It an Karagandy Province are Kazakhstan's anerlie twa provinces which daena touch the kintra's ooter borders. As well as Karagandy Province tae the sooth, the Akmola Province borders the North Kazakhstan Province tae the north, the Pavlodar Province tae the east, an the Kostanay Province tae the wast. Some gowd an coal minin occur in the aurie.

Etymology[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aqmola or Akmola in Kazakh leid means the white burial.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ethnic Kazakhs accoont for 43.5% o the population in 2009 census, compared tae 36.5% for Roushies.[2]

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • David Rigert, weichtlifter, Olympic champion, 5x warld champion (licht-hivyweight an hivyweight), 68 warld records

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