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.
118 500 sq. km.
Neighboring regions and countries:
(1.09.2022, thousand person)
(September 2022 per to september 2021, %)
Average monthly salary
Unemployment rate 4,7
(September 2022, %, estimated data)
*Excluding small businesses engaged in entrepreneurial activities.