Kyzylorda

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Kyzylorda
Қызылорда
Qyzylorda station.jpg
Official seal of Kyzylorda
Kyzylorda is located in Kazakhstan
Kyzylorda
Kyzylorda
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 44°51′0″N 65°31′0″E / 44.85000°N 65.51667°E / 44.85000; 65.51667
Country Kazakhstan
RegionKyzylorda Region
Founded1820
City status1867
Government
 • AkimNurlybek Nalibayev
Area
 • Total2,400 km2 (900 sq mi)
Elevation
128 m (420 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total354,800
Time zoneUTC+5

Kyzylorda (Kazakh: Қызылорда; formerly known as Kzyl-Orda, Ak-Mechet, Perovsk, and Fort-Perovsky), is a city in Kazakhstan. It is in the middle south of this large country.

The city has a population of 242,462 (2020 Census). It is round the Syr Darya river and the site of a Kokand fortress.

The population of the city with nearby villages is 312,861 (2020 Census).[1]

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