Kostanay region is located in the northern part of the Republic of Kazakhstan and is located in the center of the consumer market of more than 25 million people (within a radius of 1000 km from Kostanay). The region occupies a favorable economic and geographical position due to its proximity to such developed industrial areas as the Ural region of Russia in the west and Central Kazakhstan in the southeast.
Kostanay region borders on four regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Aktyubinsk, Karaganda, Akmola and North-Kazakhstan) and three regions of the Russian Federation (Orenburg, Chelyabinsk, Kurgan).
The length of the region’s borders with the Russian Federation is 1,417 km.
The area of the region is 196 thous. sq. km (7.7% of the area of Kazakhstan).