Zaysan (town)

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Zaysan
Зайсан
Zaysan is located in Kazakhstan
Zaysan
Zaysan
Coordinates: 47°28′00″N 84°52′00″E / 47.46667°N 84.86667°E / 47.46667; 84.86667Coordinates: 47°28′00″N 84°52′00″E / 47.46667°N 84.86667°E / 47.46667; 84.86667
Country  Kazakhstan
Region East Kazakhstan Region
Founded:
Established:
1868
1941
Elevation 660 m (2,170 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 14,389
Time zone OMST (UTC+6)
 • Summer (DST) OMSST (UTC+7)

Zaysan (or Zaisan; Kazakh and Russian: Зайсан) is a town in the East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan, the administrative center of Zaysan District. It is situated near the southeastern corner of Lake Zaysan at an altitude of 660 meters (2170 ft) above sea level.[1] Population: 14,389 (2009 Census results);[2] 16,021 (1999 Census results).[2]

History[edit]

Zaysan was founded in 1868 as a Russian military post.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Zaysan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −12
(11)
−9
(15)
−1
(31)
13
(55)
21
(70)
26
(79)
28
(83)
27
(80)
21
(70)
12
(54)
−1
(30)
−10
(14)
9
(49)
Average low °C (°F) −21
(−6)
−19
(−3)
−12
(11)
1
(34)
9
(49)
14
(58)
17
(63)
16
(60)
9
(49)
2
(35)
−11
(13)
−18
(−1)
−1
(30)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
10
(0.4)
36
(1.4)
30
(1.2)
33
(1.3)
33
(1.3)
50
(2)
38
(1.5)
23
(0.9)
36
(1.4)
33
(1.3)
20
(0.8)
363
(14.3)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Falling Rain Global Gazetteer entry for Zaysan, Kazakhstan. Retrieved January 29, 2006.
  2. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  3. ^ Cohen, Saul (1998). The Columbia Gazetteer of the World. Columbia University Press. p. 3547. 
  4. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Zaysan, Kazakhstan". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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