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Almaty Province
Алматы облысы
Алматинская область
Coat o airms o Almaty Province
Coat o airms
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Almaty Province heichlichtit
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Almaty Province heichlichtit
Coordinates: 45°0′N 78°0′E / 45.000°N 78.000°E / 45.000; 78.000
Kintra Kazakhstan
Caipital Taldykorgan
 • Akim Ansar Musakhanov
 • Total 223,9 km2 (864 sq mi)
Population (2013-02-01)[2]
 • Tot 1,949,837
 • Density 870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone East (UTC+6)
 • Simmer (DST) no observit (UTC+6)
Postal codes 040000
Aurie codes +7 (727), +7 (728)
ISO 3166 code KZ-ALM
Vehicle registration 05, B
Destricts 16
Ceeties 10
Tounships 15
Veelages 769

Almaty (Kazakh: Алматы облысы, Almatı oblısı , الماتى Roushie: Алматинская область ) is a province o Kazakhstan. Its caipital is Taldykorgan, which haes a population o 118,400. The province itsel haes 1,603,700 fowk.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Almaty Province is the province which surroonds the ceety o Almaty. The province borders Kyrgyzstan an Xinjiang in the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae. The province touches three ither Kazakh provinces an aw: Jambyl Province tae the wast, Karagandy Province tae the northwast an East Kazakhstan Province tae the north. Almaty Province haes a aurie o 224,000 square kilometres.

Loch Balkhash (Balqash Koli in Kazakh) taks up pairt o the northwast o the province. The Trans-Ili Alatau branch o Tian Shan Muntains extend frae Cheenae an Kyrgyzstan intae Almaty Province, alang its soothren border wi Kyrgyzstan.

Charyn Canyon, Ili River, Bartogai an Kapshagay lochs, Loch Kaindy an Loch Kolsai, Loch Issyk are locatit in the province.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alma-Ata Province, the predecessor o the day's Almaty Province, wis creatit frae the historical region o Zhetysu on 10 Mairch 1932. Its caipital wis Alma-Ata (Almaty). Several times durin the Soviet period, the north-eastren pairt o the province, centred on Taldykorgan, wis separatit frae Alma-Ata Province, formin a separate Taldy-Kurgan Province, anerly tae be mergit intae Alma-Ata Province again several years later.

In Apryle 2001 the admeenistrative centre o the Almaty Province wis muivit frae Almaty tae Taldykorgan. Thus Taldykorgan haes become a provincial caipital again - this time athoot splittin a province.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is admeenistratively dividit intae saxteen destricts an the ceeties o Kapchagay, Taldykorgan, an Tekeli.[3]

  1. Aksu Destrict, wi the admeenistrative centre in the dounset o Zhansugirov;
  2. Alakol Destrict, the toun o Usharal;
  3. Balkhash Destrict, the selo o Bakanas;
  4. Enbekshikazakh Destrict, the toun o Esik;
  5. Eskeldi Destrict, the dounset o Karabulak;
  6. Ile District, the dounset o Otegen Batyr;
  7. Karasay Destrict, the toun o Kaskelen;
  8. Karatal Destrict, the toun o Ushtobe;
  9. Kerbulak Destrict, the dounset o Saryozek;
  10. Koksu Destrict, the dounset o Balpyk Bi;
  11. Panfilov Destrict, the toun o Zharkent;
  12. Raiymbek Destrict, the selo o Kegen;
  13. Sarkand Destrict, the toun o Sarkand;
  14. Talgar Destrict, the toun o Talgar;
  15. Uygur Destrict, the selo o Chundzha;
  16. Zhambyl Destrict, the selo o Uzynagash.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Official site - Basic Information
  2. Agency o statistics o the Republic o Kazakhstan: Численность населения Республики Казахстан по областям с начала 2013 года до 1 февраля 2013 года (russisch; Excel-Datei; 55 kB).
  3. "Регионы области" (in Russian). The official portal of akimat of Almaty Region. Retrieved 7 August 2013.