Population of Cities in Kazakhstan (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
23
100,000 to 1 Million
89
10,000 to 100,000
  • Almaty
  • Karagandy
  • Shymkent
  • Taraz
  • Astana
  • Pavlodar
  • Ust-Kamenogorsk
  • Kyzylorda
  • Kyzyl-Orda
  • Semey
  • Aqtobe
  • Kostanay
  • Petropavl
  • Oral
  • Taldyqorghan
  • Atyrau
  • Temirtau
  • Aktau
  • Kokshetau
  • Rudnyy
  • Ekibastuz
  • Taldykorgan
  • Zhezqazghan
  • Zhanaozen
  • Turkestan
  • Balqash
  • Sarkand
  • Baikonur
  • Kentau
  • Ridder
  • Qulsary
  • Shchuchinsk
  • Stepnogorsk
  • Zyryanovsk
  • Aksu
  • Dzhetygara
  • Soran
  • Talghar
  • Kapshagay
  • Arkalyk
  • Shakhtinsk
  • Lisakovsk
  • Chu
  • Karatau
  • Arys
  • Ayteke Bi
  • Abay
  • Aqsay
  • Atbasar
  • Zharkent

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