Aktau

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as Shevchenko from 1964-1992), Kazakhstan, situated on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Construction of the BN-350 Fast breeder reactor began in 1964, and the plant first produced electricity in 1973. In addition to providing power for the city (150 MW e ), BN-350 was also used for producing plutonium and for desalination to supply fresh water (120,000 m³ fresh water day) to the city. - Kazakhstan Aktau ( Mangyshlak

and indoor pool in district 9. There is also a gym inside but no shopping center. To take advantage of the superior location of the hotel, you should request a sea-view. * Grand Victory Hotel - 150-200 USD per night, classy place with pool, gym and shopping center in district 13. Views can be as good as the Renaissance or could be of a Soviet building. * Chagala Hotel - 100-200 USD per night

, offers a wide selection of long-term suites with kitchens and short-term rooms. It is the only beach hotel in the city of Aktau. * Grand Nur Plaza - 150 USD per night, is theoretically a 4 star hotel, but it is priced the same as the much better appointed and located 5 star hotels in town. * Golden Palace Hotel - 100 USD per night, has the best location, along with Aktau Hotel, for central offices in Aktau and Aktau night life. However, it is not very well appointed. * Aktau Hotel - 100 USD


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, you can simply say 'micro-raion' and then state the district's number in Russian. Afterwards, say the building ("Zdanie" or apartment building "Dom") followed by the number. Addresses in Aktau are generally written as follows: 14-42-30, where 14 indicates the district, 42 indicates the apartment or commercial building and 30 indicates the apartment number. If you should choose to experience a decrepit form of transportation, you can pay 25 Tenge for '''buses''' and 35


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to supply fresh water to the city. The long-term plans of the Government of Kazakhstan include the construction of a new nuclear power station to be built near the current one. The current station is not considered powerful enough to supply the fresh water and energy needed when the new district ''Aktau-City'' is constructed, doubling the current area and size of the city. Transportation Aktau has an international airport (Aktau airport), a railway station, and a developed seaport. wikipedia:Aktau Commons:Category:Aktau


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Entrance to the city On September 11, 2007, President Nursultan Nazarbayev started the ''Aktau city'' project in order to develop tourism and attract investment. New city project Khabar news agency A totally new city was to have been built to the north-west of the current city with 4 million sq. meters of residential and business buildings to be constructed. The architecture style was to have been derived from UAE's construction experience under the patronage of Sheikh Abdullah ibn Zaid Al Nahayan. In August 2013, nevertheless, the project was called off. http: www.lada.kz aktau_news society 10772-aydarbaev-aktau-siti-ne-budet.html Twin towns and sister cities wikipedia:Aktau Commons:Category:Aktau


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Peninsula and is the capital of Mangystau Region. Aktau literally means "white mountain" in Kazakh, so named after the cliffs overlooking the sea. Population: wikipedia:Aktau Commons:Category:Aktau


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100 km sp us to the northwest. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union and Kazakhstan gaining independence, the original name Aktau was restored in 1991. Construction Aktau was once the site of a nuclear power station. The BN-350 FBR (Fast breeder reactor) went online in 1973, and closed in 1999. In addition to producing plutonium, BN-350 was also used to provide power and for desalination

– Atyrau, Kazakhstan right thumb Shevchenko BN350 nuclear fast reactor and desalination plant situated on the shore of the Caspian Sea. The former plant could generate 135 MW e and provide steam for an associated desalination plant. View of the interior of the reactor hall. (Image:Shevchenko BN350.gif) The '''BN-350''' was a sodium-cooled (Liquid metal cooled reactor) fast reactor nuclear power plant located at Aktau (formerly known

as Shevchenko from 1964-1992), Kazakhstan, situated on the shore of the Caspian Sea. Construction of the BN-350 Fast breeder reactor began in 1964, and the plant first produced electricity in 1973. In addition to providing power for the city (150 MW e ), BN-350 was also used for producing plutonium and for desalination to supply fresh water (120,000 m³ fresh water day) to the city. - Kazakhstan Aktau ( Mangyshlak


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longEW E elevation_footnotes elevation_m -8 elevation_ft postal_code_type Postal code postal_code 130000 area_code +7 7292 registration_plate 12, R website ) in 1964–1991, is one of the biggest cities of western Kazakhstan, and the country's main seaport on the Caspian Sea. It is located on the Mangyshlak

''' ( ), for the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko who spent 1850–1857 in political exile in Novopetrovskoye (Fort-Shevchenko), about

and History Museum *The Drama Theatre *Yntymak Square *Monuments of Famous people of the past: Kashagan, Zhalau Mynbayev and Taras Shevchenko thumb Shevchenko monument in Aktau (File:Shevchenko monument Aktau.jpg) thumb View of the seaside (File:Aktau beach.jpg) Time capsule In 1967 the people of Aktau erected


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one way. The '''cheapest''' way to fly to Aktau is with the decrepit airline SCAT or the low quality Azerbaijan Air from Baku or Tbilisi at a little bit less than 200 Dollars one way. Direct domestic flights include: Atyrau (SCAT and Astana Air several times per day), Almaty (Astana Air or SCAT once a day) and sometimes Aktobe (SCAT). Direct international flights include: or Moscow (Transaero). Twice weekly, you can fly direct with SCAT to Istanbul or to Tbilisi

in existence, but '''taxis''' are plentiful. Flag fare should be 200 Tenge to anywhere within the city center, but this is often 300 Tenge for foreigners. Most cars in Aktau will stop and pick you up informally and there is no need to wait for an official taxi to pass by. Official taxi drivers are usually from the Caucasus, and they rarely speak Western European languages. Locals driving newer cars are a better bet if you aren't comfortable communicating in Russian or Kazakh. When you get in the car

is reluctantly all-you-can-eat. It is not worth the 200 Tenge savings to eat here instead of Asorti or the premium over Shvedski Stol. * Shvedski Stol (шведский столь) has two locations, one in district 2 across from Shoom (ШУМ) and one in district 6 on the main east-west road. These restaurants also have an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet on weekdays, which costs around 900 Tenge per person. Be careful of overcharging, as the wait-staff will sometimes ring up your bill according


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at the Renaissance. Both of these offer what could be called a Soviet interpretation of Western-style service for around 25 USD per person. The food is mediocre for the price charged. * '''Japanese''', CIS style, is available at the downstairs location of Asorti at Aktau Mall, at Osaka in district 4, at Arabic down the steps from the Soviet plane in between district 9 and 7, and at the Jazz Club in district 5. You should expect to pay at least 20 USD to have a couple of small roles at any of those places


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Aktau

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Aktau is known for its unique block (city block) address system (house numbering). The streets of the city have no names, and all addresses in Aktau consist of three numbers: the microdistrict (block) number, the building number and the apartment number. This is because Aktau was originally planned as a camp for the workers of the oil industry. Ogni.kz. ''Aktau: Years, people, memories...''. October 13, 2011

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