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Chkalovsk

 

(until 1937, Vasilevo) a city (since 1955) and the administrative center of Chkalovsk Raion, Gorky Oblast, RSFSR. A landing on the right bank of the Volga, on the Gorky Reservoir, Chkalovsk is located 40 km from the Zavolzh’e rail road station and 95 km northwest of Gorky. Industry is represented by the Ul’ianov (Lenin) Shipyard, a drawn-thread embroidery workshop, a furniture factory, a clothing factory, and a winery. The city was renamed for V. P. Chkalov, who was born in Vasilevo; a memorial museum devoted to Chkalov is located in the city.


Chkalovsk

 

a city (since 1956) under oblast jurisdiction in Leninabad Oblast, Tadzhik SSR. Located on the Leninabad-Kokand highway, 3 km from the Leninabad railroad station on the Khavast-Kokand line. Population, 27,000 (1974). Chkalovsk has a theater of drama and comedy and a puppet theater.

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