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Aktobe Province

Ақтөбе облысы
Актюбинская область
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Aktobe Province heichlichtit
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
 • AkimEleusin Sagyndykov
 • Total300600 km2 (116,100 sq mi)
 • Total678,900
 • Density2.3/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (West)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+5 (not observed)
Postal codes
Area codes+7 (713)
ISO 3166 codeKZ-AKT
Vehicle registrationD
Veelages441 [1]

Aktobe (Kazakh: [Ақтөбе облысы, Aqtöbe oblısı, اقتوبە وبلىسى] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a province o Kazakhstan. The Aktobe provincial caipital is the ceety o Aktobe, wi a population o mair nor 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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