Satbayev (city)

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Coat of arms of Satbayev
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
RegionKaraganda Region
 • Total60,105
Time zoneUTC+6 (UTC+6)
Postal code
Area code(s)+7 1063

Satpayev (Kazakh: Сәтбаев, romanized: Sátbaev) is a city in Karaganda Region, Kazakhstan. In 2019, the population of the city was 69,782 people.[1] The city is named after Kanysh Satbayev. He was one of the founders of Soviet metallogeny[2] and the first director of Kazakhstan Academy of Sciences.[3]

History[change | change source]

Satpayev was originally founded in 1954 for miners from Jezkazgan. In 1956, it was renamed to Nikolsk. In 1973, Nikolsk received town status. It was given the name Satpaev in 1990.[4]

Transportation[change | change source]

Air transportation is served by the near Zhezkazgan Airport.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Классификатор административно-территориальных объектов". Комитет по статистике Министерства национальной экономики Республики Казахстан. Retrieved 2017-10-01.
  2. "К.И. Сатпаев (1899-1964)". Retrieved 2020-07-04.
  3. Д.В., Рундквист (1999). Первый президент Академии наук Казахстана. Archived from the original on 2018-03-25. Retrieved 2020-07-04.
  4. "Essays on the history of town". Archived from the original on 2020-07-05. Retrieved 2020-07-04.

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