Georgievsk

Georgievsk

 

a city, the center of Georgievsk Raion, Stavropol’ Krai, RSFSR, on the Podkumok River (a tributary of the Kuma). It has a railroad station on the Mineral’nye Vody-Prokhladnaia line; there is a 94-km branch line from Georgievsk to Budennovsk. In 1970 its population was 44,000. Georgievsk has a major steel reinforcement plant, a brickyard, and auto-repair, silkworm-breeding, biochemical, and tanning plants. It has a large food industry (an oil mill, a cannery, a creamery, a flour mill, a winery, a brewery, and a meat- and fowl-processing combine). There is an agricultural mechanization technicum. Georgievsk originated as a fortress in 1777 and became a city in 1786.

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Open Competition: works on development of project documentation for the overhaul of an overpass over the railway in the area of highway Georgievsk Novopavlovsk (within the boundaries of the Stavropol Territory), km 47 + 200
In 1783, the king of Kartli (in eastern Georgia) signed the Treaty of Georgievsk with the Russians, by which Russia agreed to take the kingdom as its protectorate.
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Heinz Company (NYSE: HNZ) today opened a $20-million baby food factory in Georgievsk in Russia's Stavropol region.
Until the opening of the Georgievsk plant, all of the products were shipped from Heinz affiliates in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the United States and Italy.
The factory is operated in partnership with the Georgievsk Agro Industrial Company.
In 1783 the king of Kartli (in eastern Georgia) signed the Treaty of Georgievsk with the Russians, by which Russia agreed to take the kingdom as its protectorate.