The region borders on Katon-Karagay in the north, Kokpekti in the west, Tarbagatai in the south-west, Zaisan regions in the south, and the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China in the east.
The Kurchum district was formed on January 17, 1928 from the Altai-Kurchum, Narym, part of the Timofeevsky volosts of Bukhturm county, part of the Bukony volost of the Ust-Kamenogorsk district, parts of the Gift and Narym volosts of the Zaysan district.
On January 2, 1963, the territory of the abolished Markakol district was transferred to the Kurchum district. On December 31, 1964, the Markakol area was restored.
May 23, 1997 the territory included the territory of the abolished Markakol district.
The akim’s office carries out its activities in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan, regulatory acts of the President and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and regulatory acts in accordance with applicable law, as well as this Regulation.
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