Aktogay (Kazakh: Ақтоғай, Aqtoǵaý, اقتوعاي Kazakh pronunciation: [ɑqtwʊʁɑj]) is a town in Ayagoz District, East Kazakhstan Region of Kazakhstan and major railway hub of Turkestan-Siberian Railway. Aktogay is located in Balkhash-Alakol lowlands, close to Balkhash lake. The Ayagoz river’s mouth is located nearby Aktogay. The climate is continental. Summer is hot +40°, winter is cold -40°. The distance to district center Ayagoz is 100 km, to the region center Ust-Kamenogorsk is 420 km, to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan is 1250 km. The major copper deposit is discovered close to Aktogay town. This is the fourth reserves of copper in the world. Aktogay Mine and copper extraction plant was completed there and the copper cathodes production started in 2011. The capital cost account $1.5-2 billion and the production capacity is 100.000 tones per annum. The city is about 30 km from Lake Balkhash.
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