Provinces of kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is divided into 14 provinces (Kazakh: облыстар / oblystar; singular: облысы / oblysy; Russian: области / oblasti; singular: область / oblast' ). The provinces are further subdivided into districts (Kazakh: аудандар / audandar; singular: аудан / audan; Russian: районы / raiony; singular: район / raion ).

Province Status Full Kazakh name Full Russian name standard time
Akmola province Ақмола облысы Акмолинская область UTC+06
Aktobe province Ақтөбе облысы Актюбинская область UTC+05
Almaty city(1) Алматы қаласы город Алматы UTC+06
Almaty Province province Алматы облысы Алматинская область UTC+06
Astana city(1) Астана қаласы город Астана UTC+06
Atyrau province(3) Атырау облысы Атырауская область UTC+05
Baikonur city(2) Байқоңыр қаласы город Байконур UTC+06
East Kazakhstan province Шығыс Қазақстан облысы Восточно-Казахстанская область UTC+06
Jambyl province Жамбыл облысы Жамбылская область UTC+06
Karagandy province Қарағанды облысы Карагандинская область UTC+06
Kostanay province Қостанай облысы Костанайская область UTC+06
Kyzylorda province Қызылорда облысы Кызылординская область UTC+06
Mangystau province Маңғыстау облысы Мангыстауская область UTC+05
North Kazakhstan province Солтүстік Қазақстан облысы Северо-Казахстанская область UTC+06
Pavlodar province Павлодар облысы Павлодарская область UTC+06
South Kazakhstan province Оңтүстік Қазақстан облысы Южно-Казахстанская область UTC+06
West Kazakhstan province(3) Батыс Қазақстан облысы Западно-Казахстанская область UTC+05


Demographic statistics

Province Capital Area (km.²) Population ISO 3166-2 Code
Akmola Kokshetau 121,400 0,829,000 KZ-AKM
Aktobe Aktobe 300,600 0,661,000 KZ-AKT
Almaty(1) Almaty 000,324.8 1,226,300 KZ-ALA
Almaty Province Taldykorgan 224,000 0,860,000 KZ-ALM
Astana(1) Astana 000,710.2 0,600,200 KZ-AST
Atyrau Atyrau 118,600 0,380,000 KZ-ATY
Baikonur(2) Baikonur 000,057 0,070,000 KZ-BAY*
East Kazakhstan Oskemen 283,300 0,897,000 KZ-VOS
Karagandy Karagandy 428,000 1,287,000 KZ-KAR
Kostanay Kostanay 196,000 0,975,000 KZ-KUS
Kyzylorda Kyzylorda 226,000 0,590,000 KZ-KZY
Mangystau Aktau 165,600 0,316,847 KZ-MAN
North Kazakhstan Petropavl 123,200 0,586,000 KZ-SEV
Pavlodar Pavlodar 124,800 0,851,000 KZ-PAV
South Kazakhstan Shymkent 118,600 1,644,000 KZ-YUZ
West Kazakhstan Oral 151,300 0,599,000 KZ-ZAP
Zhambyl Taraz 144,000 0,962,000 KZ-ZHA

* This code has been deleted from ISO 3166-2.


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