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On Lake Kapshagai
On Lake Kapshagai
Coordinates: 43°53′0″N 77°5′0″E / 43.88333°N 77.08333°E / 43.88333; 77.08333Coordinates: 43°53′0″N 77°5′0″E / 43.88333°N 77.08333°E / 43.88333; 77.08333
Country Kazakhstan
Region Almaty Region
Population (2013)
 • Total 56,861
Time zone Omsk Time (UTC+6)
Area code(s) 72772

Kapshagai (Kazakh: Қапшағай, Russian: Капшага́й) is a city in Almaty Region of Kazakhstan.[1] It is located on the Ili River, and has been built along with the construction of Kapshagay Dam on that river in the 1960s. The dam has formed Kapshagai Reservoir (a.k.a. Lake Kapshagai), a popular weekend destination for beach-goers from Almaty. Population: 39,855 (2009 Census results);[2] 33,428 (1999 Census results).[2]


  1. ^ National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Geonames database entry. (search) Accessed 2011-05-12.
  2. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 

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