Satbayev (city)

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Satbayev is located in Kazakhstan
Location in Kazakhstan
Coordinates: 47°54′0″N 67°32′0″E / 47.90000°N 67.53333°E / 47.90000; 67.53333Coordinates: 47°54′0″N 67°32′0″E / 47.90000°N 67.53333°E / 47.90000; 67.53333
Country Kazakhstan
Region Karaganda Region
Population (2009)
 • Total 60,105
Time zone UTC+6 (UTC+6)
Postal code 101300
Area code(s) +7 1063

Satbayev (Kazakh: Сәтбаев), until 1990 Nikolsk is a city in Kazakhstan's Karaganda Region. The city is named after Kanysh Satbayev, one of the founders of Soviet metallogeny, principal advocate and the first president of Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences. Population: 60,105 (2009 Census results);[1] 58,652 (1999 Census results).[1]


Passenger-train service is provided on the train line between Almaty and Zhezkazgan, a city some twenty kilometers away.

Air traffic is served by the nearby Zhezkazgan Airport.


  1. ^ a b "Население Республики Казахстан" (in Russian). Департамент социальной и демографической статистики. Retrieved 8 December 2013.