Borzia


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Borzia

 

a city; the administrative center of Borzia Raion, Chita Oblast, RSFSR, on the Borzia River (Amur River basin). Junction of railroad lines to Karymskaia, Za-baikal’sk, and Solov’evsk. Population, 26,000 (1968). Borzia has a meat combine, a creamery, rail transport enterprises, and a medical school. It was founded in 1899 and designated a city in 1950.


Borzia

 

a river in Chita Oblast, RSFSR; a right tributary of the Onon River. It is 304 km long and drains a basin of 7,080 sq km. It rises in the Kukul’bei Mountains and flows in a wide marshy valley through dry steppes. It is fed primarily by rain; there are flash floods in summer. It is frozen over from mid-November until early April. It dries up in drought years. Its average yearly discharge is 2.8 cubic m per sec. The town of Borzia is located on the Borzia River.