Amursk


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Amursk

 

urban-type settlement and administrative center of Amur Raion, Khabarovsk Krai, RSFSR; on the left bank of the Amur River; 60 km north of Komsomol’sk-na-Amur and 18 km from the Mylki railroad station (on the Volochaevka-Komsomol’sk-na-Amur line). The population in 1968 was 25,000.

Amursk was founded in 1958 in connection with the construction of a large pulp and cardboard complex. There is an evening pulp and paper technicum.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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