From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia
Template:Infobox settlement Shchuchinsk (Template:Lang-kz, Template:Lang-ru) 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.
Shchuchinsk was founded as a Cossack settlement called Shchuchye (посёлок Щучье) in 1850.