Population of Cities in Kazakhstan (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
23
100,000 to 1 Million
89
10,000 to 100,000

Kazakhstan has 1 cities with more than a million people, 23 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 89 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Kazakhstan is Almaty, with a population of 2,000,900 people.

Almaty

Almaty served as the capital of the Kazakh state in its various forms from 1929 to 1997.

2,000,900

Karagandy

Karagandy is the fourth most populous city in Kazakhstan.

451,800

Shymkent

Shymkent is the capital city of the South Kazakhstan Region.

414,032

Taraz

Taraz is one of the oldest cities in Kazakhstan and in Transoxania.

358,153

Astana

The plan of the city of Astana was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa.

345,604

Pavlodar

The population of Pavlodar is composed predominantly of ethnic Russians and Kazakhs with significant Ukrainian, German and Tatar minorities.

329,002

Ust-Kamenogorsk

The city has two official names: ????-??????????? (Russian) and ???????/�skemen (Kazakh).

319,067

Kyzylorda

Kyzylorda historically developed around the Syr Darya River and the site of a Kokand fortress.

300,000

Name 2018 Population
Almaty2,000,900
Karagandy451,800
Shymkent414,032
Taraz358,153
Astana345,604
Pavlodar329,002
Ust-Kamenogorsk319,067
Kyzylorda300,000
Kyzyl-Orda300,000
Semey292,780
Aqtobe262,457
Kostanay210,000
Petropavl200,920
Oral200,000
Taldyqorghan200,000
Atyrau180,000
Temirtau170,600
Aktau147,443
Kokshetau124,444
Rudnyy124,000
Ekibastuz121,470
Taldykorgan116,558
Zhezqazghan104,357
Zhanaozen103,598
Turkestan97,360
Balqash81,364
Sarkand76,919
Baikonur70,000
Kentau57,408
Ridder52,664
Qulsary51,216
Shchuchinsk47,290
Stepnogorsk46,736
Zyryanovsk44,929
Aksu44,808
Dzhetygara43,104
Soran42,552
Talghar42,194
Kapshagay42,167
Arkalyk42,000
Shakhtinsk41,602
Lisakovsk40,000
Chu39,785
Karatau37,881
Arys36,285
Ayteke Bi35,883
Abay35,454
Aqsay34,799
Atbasar34,797
Zharkent34,422
Zhangatas33,492
Ayagoz33,479
Aral33,017
Esik32,995
Shieli29,832
Kandyagash28,196
Shalqar27,399
Shalkar27,072
Tekeli26,678
Belyye Vody26,115
Chardara25,356
Saryaghash25,139
Khromtau23,715
Georgievka22,047
Yanykurgan21,339
Lenger21,238
Burunday20,996
Ush-Tyube20,492
Shemonaikha20,087
Zhosaly20,065
Balykshi19,260
Otegen Batyra18,864
Embi18,760
Turar Ryskulov18,421
Makinsk17,711
Zaysan17,600
Akkol'16,773
Tasboget16,455
Merke15,934
Mikhaylovka15,132
Urzhar14,826
Leninskoye14,737
Beyneu14,245
Dzhalagash14,226
Yermentau14,169
Maqat14,082
Saryozek13,930
Derzhavinsk13,856
Qarazhal13,807
Chemolgan13,616
Esil13,504
Priozersk13,457
Shakhan13,273
Inderbor13,254
Atasu13,184
Taiynsha13,148
Lugovoye13,128
Turgen13,000
Atakent12,895
Temirlanovka12,245
Shetpe11,836
Yeraliyev11,836
Balpyk Bi11,810
Shubarkuduk11,733
Zhetibay11,731
Asyqata11,378
Glubokoye11,192
Moyynkum10,923
Chulakkurgan10,836
Kurchatov10,747
Lugovoy10,422
Qashar10,285
Kantagi10,186
Kegen9,993
Aktau9,977
Belousovka9,948
Aktas9,888
Bulayevo9,886
Komsomolets9,838
Oytal9,821
Georgiyevka9,821
Slavyanka9,752
Aqadyr9,710
Terenozek9,661
Borovskoy9,659
Tyuratam9,548
Chayan9,536
Dossor9,526
Aktau9,500
Sekseuil9,296
Irtyshsk9,216
Shar9,087
Qashyr8,931
Makhambet8,905
Qaraton8,905
Zhezkent8,896
Sergeyevka8,845
Kurchum8,800
Shubarshi8,651
Leninskiy8,646
Aksu8,543
Maloye Ganyushkino8,387
Fyodorovka8,317
Zhanibek8,212
Qarqaraly8,195
Qusmuryn8,049
Pervomayka7,874
Martuk7,756
Mayqayyng7,695
Qazaly7,686
Bayganin7,657
Osakarovka7,305
Bestobe7,189
Tobol7,155
Kievka7,037
Shortandy6,980
Kamenka6,980
Bakanas6,965
Zholymbet6,876
Zhumysker6,834
Sastobe6,827
Kzyltu6,779
Aksuat6,696
Tughyl6,696
Burabay6,500
Astrakhan6,459
Dzhambeyty6,262
Chingirlau6,218
Miyaly6,213
Balkashino6,147
Ust'-Talovka6,122
Novoishimskiy6,062
Zavodskoy6,043
Zhanga Buqtyrma6,026
Chapaev6,000
Dzhangala5,954
Borodulikha5,931
Smirnovo5,742
Bayanaul5,700
Batamshinskiy5,668
Asubulaq5,644
Ashchysay5,635
Shantobe5,626
Bishkul5,423
Kalkaman5,415
Lepsy5,350
Fedorovka5,338
Torghay5,277
Qarauyl5,261
Zhelezinka5,225
Fort-Shevchenko5,213
Novodolinskiy5,167
Kokpekty5,165
Zhaqsy5,001