West Kazakhstan Province


West Kazakhstan Province

Infobox Province of Kazakhstan
Kazakh_name = Батыс Қазақстан облысы
lat_deg = 51 | lat_min = 14 | lat_sec = 0
lon_deg = 51 | lon_min = 22 | lon_sec = 0



ISOAbbrev = ZAP
capital = Oral
largest_city =
governor = Serik Bilyalov
raions = 12
cities = 2
towns =
villages = 512
area = 151300
area_source = [ [http://www.sko.kz/?p1=document&p2=90& Official site - General Information] ]
population = 609300
pop_date = 2006-01-01
pop_ref = [ [http://www.sko.kz/?p1=document&p2=90& Official site - General Information] ]
utc_offset = +5
PLZ = 090000
area_code = +7 (711)
licence_plate = L
Website = http://www.western.kz/

West Kazakhstan ( _kz. Батыс Қазақстан облысы) is a province of Kazakhstan. Its capital is Oral (also known as Uralsk and Ural'sk), a city of about 200,000. The province borders Russia and is near the Ural Mountains. The Ural River flows from Russia to the Caspian Sea through the province. West Kazakhstan has the distinction of being partly in Europe and partly in Asia.

External links

* [http://www.western.kz/ Official website]

References


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