Mangystau Province is a province of Kazakhstan. Its capital is Aktau.The province is located in the southwest of the country, and includes Mangyshlak Peninsula. It has much of Kazakhstan's Caspian Shore. It also borders neighboring countries Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Mangystau also borders two other Kazakh provinces, Aktobe Province and Atyrau Province. The area of the province is 165,600 square kilometers.
Due to its vast territory, the province has a wide variety of climate conditions. The climate of north Mangystau is cold in winter due to its settlement in Usturt plateau, the location of the plateau is mainly above sea level. On the whole, the climate is continental with cold winters and mild summers.