Atyrau Tourism

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Atyrau (Kazakh: Атырау, Atıraw, اتىراۋ, pronounced [ɑtərɑ́w]; Russian: Атырау [ɐtɨˈraʊ]), known as Guryev (Russian: Гурьев [ˈɡurʲjɪf]) until 1991, is a city in Kazakhstan, and the capital of Atyrau Region. It is located at the mouth of the Ural River on the Caspian Sea, 2,700 kilometres (1,700 miles) west of Almaty and 351 kilometres (218 miles) east of the Russian city of Astrakhan. Modern Atyrau is famous for its oil and fish industries. It has 154,100 inhabitants (2007), up from 142,500 (1999 census), 90% ethnic Kazakhs (up from 80%), the rest being mostly Russians and other ethnic groups such as Tatars and Ukrainians.

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Facts and Stats for Atyrau*

  • Pollution Statistics in Atyrau

    Know the pollution level of Atyrau before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • Atyrau: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Atyrau for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Atyrau.

    • Burglary and Theft 29.17 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 55 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Atyrau - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 64.32 (High)
    • Climate Index 52.06 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 80.17 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.92 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Atyrau

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Atyrau

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.19 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 78.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.32 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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