Petropawl/Petropawlowsk (kasachisch Петропавл/Petropawl; Russian Петропавловск/Petropawlowsk) is majority a city with 204.200 inhabitants (2004) in the north of Kazakhstan at the river Ischim , the close border, inhabited by Russians, to Russia. Here the oldest and thus original main branch of the Trans-Siberian railway crossesfor few kilometers kasachisches area (today the main line runs however further north in Russia on a newer branch).

The city originated in in 18. Century (1752) around a Kosakenfestung.

sons and daughters of the city

Web on the left of Internet appearance of the city

coordinates: 54° 53 ' N 69° 13 ' O


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