Aktobe (other spellings: Aqtobe, Aktyubinsk, Aktubinsk) is an administrative center ofAktobe oblast (region) of Kazakhstan. Aktobe city is standing on Ilek River.
Aktobe has the population of about 278,000 (2010).
Aktobe phone code - +7 7132; postal code - 030000.
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The easiest way to get to the city is IF you are coming by plane then you will be in Astana or Almaty international airport . Almaty international airport ---buy ticket for plane from Almaty to Aqtobe(you will not have a problem with that). When you come to Aqtobe International Airport we will be waiting for you there.
There are 9 institutions of higher education in Aktobe city, 2 museums of republican importance (Aktobe regional historical museum of local study), tennis court, hippodrome, Sport Palace and Central Stadium meeting UEFA standards. Local soccer team was several times the champion of Kazakhstan.
T.Akhtanov Drama theater, regional philharmonic society, children’s puppet theater “Alakai” and Aktobe regional planetarium are located in the city.
There are the following parks: A.S.Pushkin retro-park, Central recreation park named after Abai (micro district #11) as well as a lot of alleys, public gardens and boulevards.
In 2009 (by 140th anniversary of Aktobe city) a new Water-Green boulevard was constructed, it was named Unity and Agreement boulevard and has an amphitheatre, a monument “Shanyrak” and 2 fountains, one of them with son and lumiere. The boulevard itself links the central mosque “Nurgasyr” - the largest in the city and St.Nickolas cathedral built in 2008.
The annual festival of independent music “Sukhovey” is held in Aktobe city visited by a lot of guests from all over CIS countries. In the city there are a lot of monuments and sculptures to famous personalities.
There are 3 mosques (Aktobe regional central mosque, Central mosque of the city of Aktobe, mosque “Nurdaulet”), 3 Orthodox churches and a Catholic parish in the city.
There are a lot of restaurants and cafes of national cuisine - Kazakh, Russian, Armenian, Korean, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Turkish and others. Also there are night clubs and entertainment complexes in Aktobe city.