This is a List of islands of Kazakhstan. There are several inland islands with Kazakhstan, including those on Lake Balkash, Lake Tengizi, the Caspian Sea, and the Aral Sea within Kazakhstan with islands. Click on the OpenStreetMap link to see the location of notable islands of Kazakhstan.
The name Aral Sea roughly translates as "Sea of Islands", referring to over 1,100 islands that had dotted its waters. In the Mongolic and Turkic languages aral means "island, archipelago". Islands in Kazakhstan on the Aral Sea include:
The Caspian Sea has numerous islands throughout, all of them near the coasts; none in the deeper parts of the sea. Ogurja Ada is the largest island on the sea in Turkmenistan. The island is 37 km (23 mi) long, with gazelles roaming freely on it. In the North Caspian, the majority of the islands are small and uninhabited, like the Tyuleniy Archipelago, an Important Bird Area (IBA), although some of them have human settlements. Islands on thee Caspian Sea that are in Kazakhstan include:
In total, there are 43 Islands on Lake Balkhash, covering 66 square km. The Islands of Basaral, Tasaral, Ortaaral, Ozinaral, and Algazi are the most important and largest of the Balkhash Islands.
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Kazakhstani islands on Lake Tengizi include: