Alga, Kazakhstan

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox Settlement Alga is a town in the Aktobe Region of western Kazakhstan. It is situated on the western bank of the Ilek (Jelek) River, and on the railway line from Aktobe to Aralsk. Population: Template:Kz-census2009Template:Kz-census1999

It used to have a chemical phosphate plant which is now a ruin, but caused a lasting environmental damage as large quantities of chemical waste was collected in ponds without insulation to the aquifer.Template:Citation needed



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