Kulsary

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kulsary
Town
Kulsary is located in Kazakhstan
Kulsary
Kulsary
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 46°59′N 54°01′E / 46.983°N 54.017°E / 46.983; 54.017Coordinates: 46°59′N 54°01′E / 46.983°N 54.017°E / 46.983; 54.017
Country Kazakhstan
Province Atyrau Province
District Zhylyoi District
Time zone Central Asia Time (UTC+5)

Kulsary or Qulsary (Kazakh: Құлсары) is a town and the center of the Zhylyoi District in the Atyrau Province of western Kazakhstan.[1] Population: 51,097 (2009 Census results);[2] 38,518 (1999 Census results).[2]

The city is located 11 kilometers from the Emba River, and 230 kilometers from the city of Atyrau, the center of the Atyrau Province. The railroad station is on the Makat-Beyneu line.

The city is home to the mining of petroleum and a scrap metal processing plant. It also has a most remarkable cemetery made up of domed chambers large enough to be houses[1].

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Kulsary
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −4.5
(23.9)
−4.1
(24.6)
3.2
(37.8)
17.3
(63.1)
25.9
(78.6)
31.2
(88.2)
33.6
(92.5)
31.9
(89.4)
24.6
(76.3)
14.0
(57.2)
5.2
(41.4)
−1.3
(29.7)
14.75
(58.56)
Daily mean °C (°F) −8.6
(16.5)
−8.7
(16.3)
−1.5
(29.3)
10.9
(51.6)
19.0
(66.2)
24.2
(75.6)
26.7
(80.1)
24.7
(76.5)
17.8
(64)
8.4
(47.1)
1.2
(34.2)
−4.6
(23.7)
9.13
(48.43)
Average low °C (°F) −12.7
(9.1)
−13.3
(8.1)
−6.1
(21)
4.6
(40.3)
12.1
(53.8)
17.2
(63)
19.8
(67.6)
17.5
(63.5)
11.0
(51.8)
2.9
(37.2)
−2.7
(27.1)
−7.9
(17.8)
3.53
(38.36)
Precipitation mm (inches) 12
(0.47)
10
(0.39)
11
(0.43)
15
(0.59)
14
(0.55)
13
(0.51)
12
(0.47)
11
(0.43)
10
(0.39)
15
(0.59)
16
(0.63)
15
(0.59)
154
(6.04)
Source: http://en.climate-data.org/location/25891/

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. GeoNames database entry. (search) Accessed 12 May 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013.