Kyzylorda is a State of Kazakhstan, located on the Turan Plain, the Southwestern Kazakhstan. It borders Aral Sea to the southwest, the republic of Uzbekistan to the south. The state covers 228,100 km2 and has a population of 611,600, accounting for 8.4% and 3.9% of the nations’, respectively. 95% of the population are Kazak.
Kyzylorda was established on Jan 15th, 1938, consisting of 7 administrative regions, 3 cities and 2 towns. Its capital city is Kyzylorda city.
Kyzylorda enjoys a continental arid climate with hot, dry summer and cold winter. In January, the average temperature is -14℃ on the north, -6℃ on the south. The lowest temperature can reach -38℃. In July, the average temperature lies between 22℃-26℃. Kyzylorda State is endowed with rich mineral resources, such as vanadium, zinc, aranium, lead, petroleum, natural gas. Petroleum industry is the pillar industry. In 2007, the output of petroleum was 12 million tons, which ranked the third nationwide. The famous oil refinery "Ximukente refinery" is located in this state.
This state is well developed in animal husbandry, food process and grain cultivation. The main produces are paddy rice, melon and grapes. The state’s GDP in 2006 stood at 3 USD billion, 64% of which was contributed by industry and 3% by agriculture.
Kyzylorda is the largest railway hub in Kazakhstan, enjoying the easy access to Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan in the south, and Russia, Ukraine and other countries in the north.
On October 8, 1996, according to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Decree No. 3123, the Kyzylorda state became a special economic zone.
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