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Aq·tö·be

 (äk′tœ-bĕ′) also Ak·tyu·binsk (äk-tyo͞o′bĭnsk)
A city of western Kazakhstan southeast of Samara, Russia. Founded in 1869, it is a metallurgical center.

Aqtöbe

(ækˈtjuːbɪ; Kazakh aktøbe)
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a former name (until 1991) of Aktyubinsk
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A court in the northwestern city of Aqtobe on November 9 found three drivers of the bus guilty of involuntary manslaughter and violating fire-safety regulations in vehicles, and sentenced each of them to five years in prison, depriving them of driving licenses for seven years after they complete their sentences.
The blocks were in eight regions spread over the entire country: Aqtobe: 12; Karaganda: 1; Atyrau: 1; Mangystau: 4; West Kazakhstan: 4; Qyzylorda/South Kazakhstan: 4; Almaty: 1.
Also in the planning phase is a 3,000-km (1,864-mile) pipeline to export oil from Kazakhstan's Aqtobe Oblast to China.