Jambyl Region

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Jambyl Province

Жамбыл облысы
Жамбылская область
Coat of airms o Jambyl Province
Coat airms
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Jambyl Province heichlichtit
Map o Kazakhstan, location o Jambyl Province heichlichtit
Coordinates: 44°0′N 72°0′E / 44.000°N 72.000°E / 44.000; 72.000
Kintra Kazakhstan
 • AkimJeksembin Boribay
 • Total144200 km2 (55,700 sq mi)
 • Total1,000,000
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (East)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+6 (no observit)
Postal codes
Aurie codes+7 (726)
ISO 3166 codeKZ-ZHA
Vehicle registrationH

Jambyl Province (Kazakh: [Жамбыл облысы, Jambıl oblısı] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) is a province o Kazakhstan. Its caipital is Taraz. The population o the province is 1,000,000; the ceety is 335,100. The province (an its caipital during the Soviet era) wis namit efter the Kazakh akyn (fowk sangster) Jambyl Jabayev.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

In aurie lives an order o 1,2 million persons (2010, an estimation). The population is presentit mair, than 100 naitionalities. Aboot 65 % o resident population Kazakhs mak. The least concentration o Kazakhs is observit tae Taraz (Dzhambul) though an thare their share haes grown frae 23 % in 1989 tae 60 % in 2009.

Major ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

See Taraz for a detailed accoont o the history o the provincial caipital.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Important industries include rock phosphate minin (around Karatau). The Shu River valley is ane o Kazakhstan's important auries o irrigatit agriculture.

The core o the rail transportation network in the region is based on the east-wast Turksib rail line, which runs through Taraz an Shu toward Almaty, and the north-sooth Transkazakhstan line, which runs north frae Shu toward Astana. CIS Highway M 39 (which in this aurie forms pairt o European route E40) comes frae Tashkent, Uzbekistan ower Shymkent (caipital o neeebourin province Sooth Kazakhstan) an runs further ower Taraz tae Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan; then it comes tae Jambyl Province again through Korday border crossin an continues east toward Almaty.

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