Wikipedia

Shchuchinsk

Shchuchinsk
City
Щучинск
Coat of arms of Shchuchinsk
Coat of arms
Shchuchinsk is located in Kazakhstan
Shchuchinsk
Shchuchinsk
Coordinates: 52°56′N70°12′E / 52.933°N 70.200°E / 52.933; 70.200Coordinates: 52°56′N70°12′E / 52.933°N 70.200°E / 52.933; 70.200
Country   Kazakhstan
Region Aqmola Region
District Burabay District
Population
 (2012)
 • Total 45 253
Time zone UTC+6 (UTC + 6)

Shchuchinsk (Kazakh: Щучинск, Shýchinsk; Russian: 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.

Sport [ edit ]

Burabay National Ski Center with two modern olympic ski jumping hills, large (K125) and normal (K90) has opened in July 2018.[1]

Svetlana Kapanina, world women's aerobatic champion, most celebrated woman pilot in history was born in Shchuchinsk.

Sister Cities [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "National Ski Center, Shchuchinsk". Ski Jumping Hill Archive. Retrieved 2020-06-26.
What is this?