Shchuchinsk

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Shchuchinsk
City
Щучинск
Shchuchinsk is located in Kazakhstan
Shchuchinsk
Shchuchinsk
Coordinates: 52°56′N 70°12′E / 52.933°N 70.200°E / 52.933; 70.200Coordinates: 52°56′N 70°12′E / 52.933°N 70.200°E / 52.933; 70.200
Country  Kazakhstan
Region Akmola Region
District Burabay District
Population (2012)
 • Total 45 253
Time zone UTC + 6 (UTC+6)

Shchuchinsk (Kazakh: Щучинск) is a city in northern-central Kazakhstan, located 75 kilometres south-east of Kokshetau on Lake Shchuchye. It is the seat of Burabay District (form. Shchuchinsk District) in Akmola Region and is the centre of a large agricultural area.

History[edit]

Shchuchinsk was founded as a Cossack settlement called Shchuchye (посёлок Щучье) in 1850.

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