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Bor

 

a town in Gorky Oblast, RSFSR, located on the left bank of the Volga across from the city of Gorky, to which it is connected by a highway bridge (since 1965). There is a railroad station called Mokhovye Gory. Population, 51,000 (1969).

Industry consists of ship repairing, the production of ship and port equipment, glass manufacture (including window panes, shaped glass, and glass for the automotive industry), silicate production, metal rolling, machine repair, auto repair, shop equipment and business machine building, furniture manufacture, felt making, fulling and boot making, primary wool processing, and garment ornamenting. A large number of Bor’s enterprises are connected with plants in the city of Gorky. Bor has an evening industrial technicum, a school of culture and enlightenment, and a workers’ resort. Bor has been known since the 14th century and has been a town since 1938.

REFERENCE

Trabe, L. L. Nashi goroda. Gorky, 1954.
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