Aktöbe

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Related to Aktubinsk: Ust Kamenogorsk

Aktöbe

or

Aktyubinsk:

see AqtöbeAqtöbe
or Aktöbe
, formerly Aktyubinsk
, city (1993 est. pop. 264,000), NW Kazakhstan, on the Ilek River and the Kazalinsk RR. Aqtöbe has an important ferroalloy plant and chromium complex based on nearby ore deposits; other industries include
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, Kazakhstan.
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In 1925 Stalin created a Kazakh autonomy within the RSFSR and, in spite of strong objections from the Russian population, transferred to the newborn Kazakh ASSR the overwhelmingly ethnic Russian provinces [oblast] from the Southern Ural and Siberian Regions of the RSFSR: Petropavlovsk, Kokchetav, Kustanay, Aktubinsk, Uralsk, Guriev, Akmolinsk, Pavlodar, Semipalatinsk and Ust-Kamenogorsk.