Ust-kamenogorsk city

Akimat of East Kazakhstan region

Head: Omar Zhaksylyk Mukashuly

Address: Republic of Kazakhstan, 070000, Ust-kamenogorsk city, 17 Permitin St.,

Phone: 8-7232-26-35-44

Web site:

Ust-Kamenogorsk city was founded in 1720 as "Ust-Kamenogorskaya" fortress by the Decree of Peter I for frontier strengthening and gold exploration in the upper reaches of the Irtysh River. In 1868 Ust-Kamenogorsk got a status of the city. So the trade development started; a wharf constructed, industrial enterprises on agricultural products processing built. Gradually, the enterprises of food and light industry appeared, railway constructed, and during the World War II (1941-1945) heavy industry developed.

Brief information

Ust-Kamenogorsk city is situated in the north-eastern part of Kazakhstan at the confluence of the Irtysh and Ulba rivers. Its territory is 54,400 ha. The climate is sharp continental. The city numbers 304 600 people. In Ust-Kamenogorsk, nowadays, there are 55 900 pensioners (18.35% of all population) including 1537 participants of the World War II.
The present day Ust-Kamenogorsk city is one of the centres of non-ferrous metallurgy of Kazakhstan. Leading branches of the region i.e. non-ferrous metallurgy, machine-building developed in close connection with local electro-energetics. There are 6618 housing objects in administrative register of juridical persons on Ust-Kamenogorsk. There are 188 joint-stock companies, 3039 limited companies, 35 farms, 1558 trade enterprises in Ust-Kamenogorsk city. 93 700 people work at large and middle enterprises and organizations of Ust-Kamenogorsk, including 28 900 people in industrial area, 7 200 in construction area, 18 700 people in educational and public health area, 2 900 persons in trade, 9 300 persons in transport and connection area and so on. 38 700 people work in small and middle business area.
Communication lines of East-Kazakhstan region are automobile, railway, river and air transports. The basis of transportation is motor roads.
There are 10 hotels on 631 places, 62 schools (52 - public, 10 - private ones) with 44 700 students, 10 institutes of higher education (19 300 students), 10 specialized institutes (8 300 students), 11 poly-technical schools (4 300 students), 26 child infant schools and 29 cultural institutions on the territory of the city.
Ust-Kamenogorsk is one of the cities of independence Kazakhstan. Public authority consists of legislative, executive and judicial authorities in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Legislative authority (representative agency) in the city is represented by Maslikhat. Maslikhat consists of 25 deputies elected by population voting by secret ballot on 20 September and 12 October, 2003 for a term of four years. Juridical authority is represented by Ust-Kamenogorsk city Court, arbitrage. A judge is elected for a term of 10 years. A representative of executive authority is the city Akim - Sapargaliyev Manarbek Kadylgumarovich.

Honorary freemen of Ust-Kamenogorsk

SLAVSKY Efim Pavlovich, born in 1898, was a regiment commissar of the first Cavalry. After graduation from Non-ferrous and Gold Moscow institute, worked as a director of "Elektrozink" plant in Ordzhonikidze. Being a minister of middle machine-building, Efim Pavloviche had done a lot for Ust-Kamenogorsk development.

PROTOZANOV Alexander Konstantinovich, born in 1915, from 1969 till 1984 was a first secretary of East-Kazakhstan regional Party Committee, those years greenhouse in New Sogra village, poultry factories, cinemas, houses of culture were built.

TCHISTYAKOV Mikhail Ivanovich, born in 1917, was a front-line soldier, poet, a member of Poets Union of Kazakhstan.

KULENOV Akhat Salemkhatovich, is a former president of JSC "Kazzink". On his initiative gold and silver refining production was set up at the plant. Akhat Salemkhatovich organized the construction of cottages on the Left Bank of the Irtysh. So, a new settlement "Mettalurg" was built, widely known as "Kulenovka".

IVANOV Anatoly Stepanovich, born in 1928, was a writer, the author of the novels "Shadows disappear at noon", "Eternal Call".

BATALOV Yuriy Vasilyevich, was a rector of East-Kazakhstan State Technical University named after D, Serikbayev. Under Y.V. Batalov the former Constructing-and-road institute became one of the leading institutes of higher education in Kazakhstan.

MAMBETKAZIYEV Erezhep Alkhairovich, born in 1937, was a rector of East-Kazakhstan State University named after S. Amanzholov. With His assistance this institute of higher education got a status of Classical University.

SHAYAKHMETOV Bagdat Mukhametovich, first working as a machine- operative than as a director of Titan-Magnesium Complex, He removed the plant from difficult economic circumstances at the beginning of 90th.

PLAKHUTA Aleksey Egorovich, born in 1936, was a head of Irtysh Construction Administration. With His assistance in Ust-Kamenogorsk Sport Palace, Central Culture House, Irtysh Embankment and Red Eagles Embankment, six schools, kindergartens, colleges, Monument to the Dead Warriors at the fronts of World War II were constructed.

KOROTINA Mariya Ivanovna, born in 1927, was a chief surgeon of the city, deputy head physician of emergency hospital. Mariya Ivanovna devoted herself to the public health development in Ust-Kamenogorsk saving a hundreds of citizens.


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