Shemonaikha district
General information about the disctrict

Shemonaikha district is located in the north of the East Kazakhstan region on the border with Russia.

The administrative center of the district is the city of Shemonaikha.

The basic industries of the district are mining and agriculture.

There are 33 rural settlements and one urban one in the district.

4 000 км²
total area
42 400
Head of the Fund for Shemonaikha district
Alexander Aksenov
History of the district
Shemonaikha district is one of the oldest settlements in Altai.

The district was formed on January 17, 1928 from Shemonaevskaya, parts of the Kalinin, and Ubinskaya volosts of the Semipalatinsk district and part of the Krasnooktyabrskaya volost of the Ust-Kamenogorsk district with the center in the village of Shemonaikha.

Shemonaikha district has reserves of:

- Mineral resources,
- Polymetallic ores that contain copper, zinc, gold, lead.
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