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a city; administrative center of Aral’sk Raion, Kzyl-Orda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Located near the northeastern edge of the Aral Sea on the shore of the Saryshiganak Gulf.

Aral’sk is a port and maintains steamship service to the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River. Aral’sk has a railroad station (Aral Sea) on the Orenburg-Tashkent line. Its population was 23,000 in 1968. There is a fish combine and a ship-repairing plant. Aral’sk was founded in 1905 at the time of the construction of the Orenburg-Tashkent railroad. Aral’sk was designated a city in 1938.

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