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Kostanay is a city located on the Tobol River in northern Kazakhstan. It was known as Nikolayevsk until 1895 and then as Kustanay until 1997. Kostanay is the administrative center of the Kostanay Region. Population:HistoryKostanay was founded by Russian settlers in 1879 and named Nikolaevsk, in honor of Tsar Nicholas II. In 1888 the town had more than 3,000 inhabitants involved in the building of a mill and a brewery, which is still operational. In 1893 the town was incorporated as a city. The Red Army took control in 1918 and changed the city's name to Kostanay. The Kostanay Region was established in 1936 with its administrative center in Kostanay. In 1989 the city had about 275,000 citizens.Public institutionsIn Kostanay, there are 5 institutions of higher education. There are also 22 high schools in which over 12,200 students are educated. The state network of culture totals 381 libraries, 201 club establishments, 8 museums, and 2 theatres. There are numerous athletic facilities; 2 sports arenas, 26 stadiums, 10 sports complexes and 567 sports halls.CultureKostanay is rich in historical-cultural heritage. The regional center includes a Sunni mosque, the Building of Regional Administration, Kostanay State University, the Altynsarin Regional memorial museum, the Kazakh Drama Theatre, the Central Square and a railway station. Historical monuments include the I. Altynsarin monument, the A. Baitursynov monument, a memorial dedicated to the memory of victims of the Second World War, the "Execution wall" (where Alexander Kolchak's army officers were executed by Red Army soldiers), and the Alexander Pushkin monument. For details, see the city's interactive map.
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