Atyrau Region (Kazakh: Атырау облысы, Atyraý oblysy, اتىراۋ وبلىسى; Russian: Атырауская Область, romanized: Atyrauskaya Oblast) formerly known as Gur'yev (Russian: Гурьевская Область, Gur'yevskaya Oblast), is one of the regions of Kazakhstan, situated in the west of the country around the northeast of the Caspian Sea. Its capital is the town of Atyrau, with a population of 142,500 people; the region itself has 480,000 people. Kazakhs make up more than 80% of the population.
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