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Verkhniy Baskunchak Destination Guide

Explore Verkhniy Baskunchak in Russia

Verkhniy Baskunchak in the region of Astrakhan with its 8,745 inhabitants is a town in Russia - some 647 mi or ( 1042 km ) South-East of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Verkhniy Baskunchak is now 03:48 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Volgograd " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vos'moye Marta, Volgograd, Saratov, Putilin, and Nizhniy Baskunchak. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vos'moye Marta . Where to go and what to see in Verkhniy Baskunchak ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Lake Baskunchak

Lake Baskunchak is a salt lake of 115 km² in Astrakhan Oblast, Russia, located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:48|10|N|46|53|E||| | |name= }}, about 270 km north of the Caspian Sea, and 53 km east of the Volga. Since 1997 the area is strictly protected as nature reserve. The surface elevation of the lake is 21 m below sea level. It is fed by a river that draws from an area of 11,000 km². The salinity of the lake is about 300 g/l.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 48.17 46.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Endorheic lakes, Geography of Astrakhan Oblast, Lakes of Russia, Saline lakes

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Verkhniy Baskunchak