|• Total||19 705|
|Time zone||Yekaterinburg Time (UTC+5)|
|Area code(s)||+7 71337|
Alga is a town in the Aktobe Province of western Kazakhstan. It is situated on the western bank of the Ilek (Jelek) river, and on the railway line from Aktobe to Aralsk. Population: 19,705 (2009 Census results);15,372 (1999 Census results).
It used to have a chemical phosphate plant which is now a ruin, but caused a lasting environmental damage as large quantities of chemical waste was collected in ponds without insulation to the aquifer.
- "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
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