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Koksu river in Kazakhstan.

Adventure travel in Kazakhstan.

“Beauty is a manifestation of secret natural laws, which otherwise would have been hidden from us forever”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

Faith tourism in Kazakhstan.

Koksu river flows in the territory of Gvardeisky, Kirovsky and Taldykorgan district of Almaty oblast, and it is the left tributory of Karatal river. The length is 205km, the area of waterland is 4670km. It rises in the bottom of Baskan glacier in the northwestern mountainside of Dzhungarsky Ala-Tau and flows into the Karatal river near the Koksu railway station.
The Koksu valley in its upper parts is rocky, the river-bed is moderately winding, the banks are sharp, the height of which is 0,2 - 0,8m, in some places to 2-4m. The flood is in March-September. Average annual consumption of water near the Koksu state- farm is 37m/s.
The area of waterland in the middle parts is used for agricultural crops and as pastures, water of lower parts of Koksu to water-supplying irrigation. There are bridges in the places of the river crossing with motor and railways.
There are populated areas on the bank of Koksu as: Koksu, Kirovsky, Zhalgyz-Agash and Rudnichny.

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Authority:
"Zhetysu is the Land of  tourism”. A Tourist Guide-book. Almaty.  2003. 68 p. and the material for this page is taken from the printed edition.

Photos
Alexander Petrov.