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Akzhar Destination Guide

Discover Akzhar in Kazakhstan

Akzhar in the region of Kazakhstan (general) is a place located in Kazakhstan - some 620 mi or ( 998 km ) West of Astana , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Akzhar

Local time in Akzhar is now 06:12 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Aqtobe " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Orenburg, Podgornyy, Ogorodnyy, and Aqtöbe. When in this area, you might want to check out Orenburg . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Akzhar ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Aktobe Central Stadium

Aktobe Central Stadium is the main football arena of the city and for FC Aktobe. It was constructed in 1975. On the opening day on August 28, 1975, Aktyubinets played with CSKA Moscow. Match ended with score 1:0 in favor of visiting team. Kopeykin scored the goal. The stadium is one of the best attended in Kazakhstan with capacity of just under 13000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.29 57.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Football venues in Kazakhstan, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kazakhstan

Aktobe

Aktobe (Kazakh: Ақтөбе / Aqtöbe / اقتٶبه), formerly known as Aktyubinsk (Russian: Актюбинск, until 1999), is a city on the Ilek River in Kazakhstan. It is the administrative center of Aktobe Province. In 2013, it had a population of 371,546 people. The name "Aktobe" comes from Kazakh "ақ" (white) and "төбе" (hill); the name is a reference to the heights on which the original 19th century settlement was located.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 50.28 57.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Cities in Central Asia, Populated places established in 1869, Populated places in Aktobe Province

Aktobe Airport

Aktobe Airport (also known as Aktyubinsk Airport) is an airport in Kazakhstan located 4 km south of Aktobe. It has a small terminal with five airliner parking spots. It has serviced the Ilyushin Il-86.

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Located at 50.24 57.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Kazakhstan