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a city and the administrative center of Cherdyn’ Raion, Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on the right bank of the Kolva River, near the confluence of the Kolva and the Vishera River. A landing is located 8 km from the city on the Vishera. Cherdyn’ is 111 km north of the Solikamsk railroad station.

Archaeological data show that the inhabitants of a settlement on the site of modern Cherdyn’ carried on trade with the Volga Bulgars in the ninth and tenth centuries. The city is known to have existed since at least 1472, when it became part of the Muscovite state. The Cherdyn’ Road, an ancient route through the Urals and Western Siberia, began at Cherdyn’. Salt was mined in the Cherdyn’ area in the 16th century, and a metallurgical plant was built in the 17th century. Cherdyn’ became a district capital in 1781 and part of Perm’ Province in 1796. It was an important trade center in the 19th century.

The lumber industry plays an important role in the city’s economy. Cherdyn’ has a forestry technicum and the A. S. Pushkin Museum of Local Lore, which was founded in 1899, is located in the city.


Chagin, G. N. Cherdyn’: Kratkii istoricheskii ocherk. Perm’, 1972.
Izproshlogo Cherdynskogo kraia. Perm’, 1974.
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According to the tax assessment books from the first census (reviziia) in 1722 of Perm' Province (Solikamsk, Kungur, and Cherdyn districts), the province had a population of 69,603 male souls from whom the soul tax was collected.
Rhannwyd darluniau o'i fedd a medalau, a cherdyn post o eiddo fy ngwraig oddi wrth ei hewythr Tom a ysgrifennwyd y diwrnod cyn iddo fynd 'over the top'.
The institutions visited by AMT in Manila included: St Luke's Medical Center (through the assistance of Cristine Avendano, RMT), Arellano University (through the Philippine Association of Schools of Medical Technology and Public Health with the help of Cherdyn Bonifacio, MPH RMT) and the University of Santo Tomas (with the help of the Organization of Medical Technology Interns through the assistance of Prof Socorro Crooc, RMT).
Y weithred ddoeth gyntaf fyddai mynd cherdyn credyd pawb oddi arnyn nhw.
Ond pan sylwodd y wraig ar yr enw oedd ar ei cherdyn hi, cafodd goblyn o sioc - am mai 'Richard Williams' oedd hwnnw - yr un enw a fi
of internal exile in Cherdyn, a small town near the Kama River in the
He wandered on the outskirts of Cherdyn looking for her body in the neighboring ravines.
While the worst period of this illness passed with the move in the summer of 1934 from Cherdyn to Voronezh, a city in southern Russia, the trauma remained a given, and Mandelstam was never completely free of his struggle with the Lubyanka voices.
Dymunaf o'm rhan fy hun a Hywel, Nerys a Geraint Vaughan Jones ddiolch o waelod calon am bob ymweliad, galwad ffon a cherdyn a dderbyniasom yn ein profedigaeth o golli William, gwr a thad annwyl iawn.
Ar ddiwrnod ei phenblwydd, mae hi'n disgwyl yn eiddgar am y postmon a cherdyn oddi wrtho.
Tra bydde'r Basgwyr yn dod mas gyda cherdyn bomio Guernica, fydden ni'n dod mas da boddi un cwm ac ysgol fomio.