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an urban-type settlement in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, 9 km from the Orsha railroad junction. Located on the Adrov River (a tributary of the Dnieper).

Population in 1968, 9,700. Baran’s populace works mainly in the enterprises of Orsha.

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