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As soon as almost everyone knows about the look of two major kazakh capitals Almaty & Astana i would like you to introduse another city - Aktau (Aqtau how it should be right written in kazak)

Here i would like to begin the series of photo of Aqtau (Aktau) city.



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aktau
Aqtau or Aktau (Kazakh:Aqtau Russian: Актау - Aktau) is a city in Kazakhstan's Mangyshlak Peninsula and a seaport on the Caspian Sea. The absolute location of Aqtau is latitude 43°46′0″N, 51°12′0″E. The population is 143,400 (1999 census) The approximate population as of 2006 is 175,000 people. It is the capital of Mangghystau Province. Aqtau means "white mountain" in Kazakh, so named after the cliffs overlooking the sea.

Aqtau was created by Soviet engineers after large amounts of crude oil was discovered. Because Aqtau was first a military city, its streets have no names and all addresses in Aqtau consist of three numbers: the block number, the building number and the apartment/suite/room number.

In 1964, Aqtau's name was changed to Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Шевченко) to honour the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko, who was once sent away to this remote location because of his political separatism . The city was renamed Aqtau in 1992 after Soviet Union dissolved. Aqtau was once the site of a nuclear power station. The BN-350 FBR went online in 1973, and closed in 1999. In addition to providing power for the city, BN-350 was also used for producing plutonium and for desalination to supply fresh water to the city.

The area code of the city is 3292.
 

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Great imagery, Artem. Thanks for that.
I was almost shocked, when I saw your photos. It's hard to believe that this small Caspian port that faced bleak future in 90s has converted itself into a thriving oil business hub in just one decade.
 

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Great imagery, Artem. Thanks for that.
I was almost shocked, when I saw your photos. It's hard to believe that this small Caspian port that faced bleak future in 90s has converted itself into a thriving oil business hub in just one decade.
Yeah, that's true and I can't wait to see what will be there after building the colossal project - Aqtau city. I saw the the promo movie about this city. It was unbelievable!
 

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Yeah, that's true and I can't wait to see what will be there after building the colossal project - Aqtau city. I saw the the promo movie about this city. It was unbelievable!

guys, this city has a great future, as soon as the government has decided to create a sea resort on Caspian seashore as Antalya, i am sure, they will not stop..
Money they have, climate is ok (not perfect thought - at least for 4 months they can have people)

Aqtau city - will be something really new for the Caspian Seashore. The first supertall will be constructed near Aqtau!!!
 

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ARTЁM;13691186 said:
guys, this city has a great future, as soon as the government has decided to create a sea resort on Caspian seashore as Antalya, i am sure, they will not stop..
Money they have, climate is ok (not perfect thought - at least for 4 months they can have people)

Aqtau city - will be something really new for the Caspian Seashore. The first supertall will be constructed near Aqtau!!!
And I heard that this supertall will be 1991 foot in height. Why is 1991? Because this is the year when Kazakhstan took the independence.
 

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ARTЁM;13691339 said:
I know nothin about it for sure, I herd some rumors though.....
probaly may be, u know, what nazarbashi will deside... :)
Oh, common! You are flattering me, ARTЁM! :lol:

Only God knows what in the Nazarbashi's brain! Today is changing the direction of river's flow and tomorrow maybe he will decide to change the direction of Earth's rotation!
 

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Oh, common! You are flattering me, ARTЁM! :lol:

Only God knows what in the Nazarbashi's brain! Today is changing the direction of river's flow and tomorrow maybe he will decide to change the direction of Earth's rotation!
no no no, NAN he is just the Gog of KZ, not of the Universe, to be the God of the Universe he needs to participate in Star Wars!!! :)
with his ex (?!!!) wife Dariga...
 

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ARTЁM;13691543 said:
no no no, NAN he is just the Gog of KZ, not of the Universe, to be the God of the Universe he needs to participate in Star Wars!!! :)
with his ex (?!!!) wife Dariga...
Dariga, she is exwife of the Sweety... :lol: You know what I mean.
 

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And I heard that this supertall will be 1991 foot in height. Why is 1991? Because this is the year when Kazakhstan took the independence.
Don't muddle. . I saw the Aktau City' promo movie too, and also saw video-presentation of chinese Kapchagai project. So this supertall will be built in Kapchagay Resort City. It will be 600-650 m. golden tower.
 

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Don't muddle. . I saw the Aktau City' promo movie too, and also saw video-presentation of chinese Kapchagai project. So this supertall will be built in Kapchagay Resort City. It will be 600-650 m. golden tower.
Sorry, I was wrong, but 600-650m is equal approximately to 1991 foot. :clown:
 

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ARTЁM;13716811 said:
Where?!!! could you find this video please?
Всем привет!
ARTЁM, мне кажется надо посмотреть сам сайт застройщика. Ты не в курсе, кто будет строить в Актау и в Капчагае эти проекты? Насколько я помню, речь шла о гонконгской строительной компании.
 

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Всем привет!
ARTЁM, мне кажется надо посмотреть сам сайт застройщика. Ты не в курсе, кто будет строить в Актау и в Капчагае эти проекты? Насколько я помню, речь шла о гонконгской строительной компании.

I tried to search some info but for today no renders, pics, ecc
 

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ARTЁM;13716811 said:
Where?!!! could you find this video please?
Unfortunately, i could not. because it's unreal. As there is competition for this project, information is secret. I saw it on TV and i just can say: impressive!!! Some details: presentation is a lil' dreamy (whale is diving, unicorn is flying etc.), i was amazed by giant wheel of review like "London Eye" but with restaurant in cabins.

I would like to know whether competition has any results and who has won...
so let's wait :eek:hno:
 
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