Makinsk

Makinsk

 

a city; administrative center of Makinsk Raion, Tselinograd Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is a railroad station on the Tselinograd-Kokchetav line, 190 km northwest of Tselinograd. Population, 22,200 (1972). Makinsk is a transshipment base for freight destined for ore-dressing enterprises. Industry is represented by plants producing spare parts for automobiles and tractors, by the production of agricultural implements and by a grain elevator. Makinsk was founded in 1928 in connection with the construction of a railroad and became a city in 1945.

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