Charsk

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Charsk

 

a city (until 1963, the settlement of Charskii) and the administrative center of Charsk Raion, Semipalatinsk Oblast, Kazakh SSR. The city is situated on the Char River, a tributary of the Irtysh, and it has a railroad station on the Semipalatinsk-Aiaguz line. Charsk has railroad transport enterprises and a clothing accessories factory. The Charsk Sovkhoz, which specializes in dairy and grain farming, is located in the city.

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