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Katonkaragay District

Katonkaragay District
Катонқарағай ауданы (Katonqarahay audany)
Nickname(s): Катон-Карагайский район (Katonkaragayski rayon)
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Coordinates: 49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113°N 84.5138°E / 49.2113; 84.5138Coordinates: 49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113°N 84.5138°E / 49.2113; 84.5138

Country  Kazakhstan
Province East Kazakhstan Province
Administrative center Ulken Narym
Founded 1928
Area
 • Total 13,167 km2 (5,084 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 37,571
Time zone +6 (UTC+6)

Katonkaragay, also spelled Katon-Karagay (Kazakh: Қатонқарағай ауданы (Katonqarahay audany)) is a district of East Kazakhstan Province in eastern Kazakhstan. The administrative center of the district is the selo of Ulken Narym (Bolshenarymskoye) (49°12′41″N 84°30′50″E / 49.2113176°N 84.5137882°E / 49.2113176; 84.5137882 (Bolshenarymskoye)[2]) (Kazakh: Үлкен Нарым ауылы (Ylken Narym auyly)).[3] It is the easternmost district in Kazakhstan. Population:

Near the selo of Berel (49°22′24″N 86°26′17″E / 49.3732082°N 86.4380264°E / 49.3732082; 86.4380264 (Berel)[4]) excavations of ancient burial mounds have revealed artefacts the sophistication of which are encouraging a revaluation of the nomadic cultures of the 3rd and 4th centuries BC.[5]

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External links

  • Official Government Site of Katon-Karagay
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