Information about the region

Information about the region

Zhetysu region (kaz. Zhetisu oblysy, Jetısu oblysy) is a region in the south-east of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which was formed on June 8, 2022. The administrative center is the city of Taldykorgan.

On March 16, 2022, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, during a joint meeting of the chambers of parliament, delivered a message to the people of Kazakhstan, where he highlighted the existence of problems regarding the agglomeration of the city of Alma-Ata and proposed dividing the Almaty region into two - Zhetysu and Almaty regions.

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118 500 sq. km.

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Neighboring regions and countries:

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Climatic conditions

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Geographical data

About the region

The region consists of 8 districts and 2 cities of regional subordination (city akimats):
  • Aksu district - Zhansugurov
  • Alakol district - Usharal
  • Eskeldinsky district - Karabulak
  • Karatal district - Ushtobe
  • Kerbulak region - Saryozek
  • Koksu district - Balpyk-Bi
  • Panfilovsky district - Zharkent
  • Sarkansky district - Sarkan
  • city of Taldykorgan
  • Tekeli town
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Population 698987

(as of August 1, 2022, people)

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Inflation 16,2

(August 2022 to August 2021,%)

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Average monthly salary

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Unemployment rate 4,8

(Q2 2022, %, estimate)

*Excluding small businesses engaged in entrepreneurial activities.

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