The North Kazakhstan region is one of the fourteen regions within Kazakhstan. The administrative center is the city of Petropavlovsk.
98 000 sq. km.
Neighboring regions and countries:
The North Kazakhstan region is located in the north of Kazakhstan, occupies the southern edge of the West Siberian Plain and part of the Kazakh melkosopochnik (Sary-Arki). In the south is the Zhaksy-Zhalgyztau mountain (748 m) — the highest point of the region, the lowest point is the Teke Lake located in the east of the region (28 m).
The rivers belong to the Ob basin. The territory of the region is crossed almost in the meridional direction by the valley of the Ishim River (with the tributaries Imanburlyk and Akkanburlyk), the width of which varies from a few kilometers in the south to 20-22 km in the north of the region.
The region is divided into 13 districts and 1 city of regional significance — the city of Petropavlovsk (in parentheses, the former names of the districts):
(as of June 1, 2021, thousand people)
(January-March 2021 to January-March 2020,%)
(June 2021 to December 2020,%)
Average monthly salary 181,7
(I quarter of 2021, tenge)
Unemployment rate 4,8
(I quarter of 2021,%)
*Excluding small businesses engaged in entrepreneurial activities.