From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox settlement Atbasar is a town in Akmola Region of the northern Kazakhstan. It was founded in 1845. Atbasar is the 44th biggest city in Kazakhstan. Atbasar lies at an altitude of 282 meters above sea level. Population: Template:Kz-census2009Template:Kz-census1999


Kazakhstan's lowest recorded temperature was at Atbasar, measured at Template:Convert.[1]

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The capital, Astana is 3.5 hours away by train.[2] A narrow-gauge railway line running TU2 diesel locomotives provides local freight transport.[3]

Atbasar also has a small airport.


Concern has been raised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe about exposure of the city to airborne uranium ore dust produced during the transfer of the ore from between railway flatcars.[4]



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