The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a northern suburb of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. It became a part of the city in 1951. In Žerań, situated on the right bank of the Vistula, are freight wharfs along the Žerań Canal. There is also a hydroelectric power plant with a capacity of 260,000 kilowatts. Žerań has building materials enterprises and an automobile plant.

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