Antratsit

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Antratsit

 

(until 1962, Bokovo-Antratsit), a city; center of Antratsit Raion, Voroshilovgrad Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Railroad station. Population, 97,000 (1968).

Antratsit has a coal-mining industry and ore-concentration factories, as well as plants engaged in mine-equipment repair, production of blocks from slag and asphalt, and large-panel housing construction. The city also has food industry enterprises and a mining technicum. It possesses a museum of revolutionary, military, and labor glory. Antratsit was made a city in 1938 by uniting various mining settlements.

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