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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in Poland, in Katowice Województwo. Population, 33,000 (1975). Chrzanów has enterprises for the manufacture of machinery and refractories. Lead and zinc are mined nearby. The city was famous at one time as a major producer of locomotives.
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