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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Baianaul Raion, Pavlodar Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Shoptykol’ is situated on the northern margin of the Kazakh Melkosopochnik, 70 km southeast of the Ekibastuz I railroad station on the Tselinograd-Pavlodar line. Coal is mined near the settlement.

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