Kapchagai

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kapchagai

 

a city in Alma-Ata Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Situated 80 km north of Alma-Alta on the shore of the Kapchagai Reservoir on the Hi River, where the river is crossed by the railroad line to Alma-Ata. The city arose in connection with the construction of the Kapchagai Hydroelectric Power Plant. Industry includes a fish-processing factory and ship-repair workshops.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
The film shootings took place in such cities as Almaty, Kapchagai, Burabay and Chundzha.
Its southern boundary is formed by the Illy river and the subsequent Kapchagai reservoir and its northern boundary is the Sholak mountain, a spur of the Dzungar Alatau mountain range.
Casinos are legal in two geographic areas--Shuchinsk and Kapchagai, while online gambling is prohibited.
Steppe Eagle 2004 was held in August in Kapchagai with 164 members of the 3d Motorized Infantry Battalion of the Princess of Wales Regiment, KAZBAT, and Kazakhstani airborne and air defense units (including Su-27 fighters, Mi-8 helicopters, and An-12 cargo aircraft), in a scenario based on antiterrorism and peacekeeping operations.
Some businessmen bought casinos in Kapchagai and take gamblers from Kyrgyzstan there, he said.