Aktobe

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Aktobe

(aktøˈbe)
n
(Placename) an industrial city in W Kazakhstan. Pop: 291 000 (2005 est). Kazakh name: Aqtöbe Former name (until 1991): Aktyubinsk
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It was the gap between Astana and Alga (Aktubinsk region).
Starved and destitute, they arrived in Aktubinsk, an industrial town in northern Kazakhstan, where Urszula was given the task of supervising the supply of food, clothes, care and relief to the Poles.
In 1869-1879 the Orenburg Cossacks to the west founded the forts of Aktubinsk and Kustanay, which are now Kazakh cities.