Chukhloma


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Chukhloma

 

a city and the administrative center of Chukhloma Raion, Kostroma Oblast, RSFSR. Chukhloma is situated on Chukhloma Lake, 45 km northeast of the Galich railroad junction and 171 km from Kostroma. It has a logging and timber distribution establishment, an industrial combine, and a creamery. Educational and cultural institutions include a branch of the Kostroma Forestry Machinery Technicum and the A. F. Pisemskii Museum of Local Lore (Pisemskii was born in Chukhloma Raion).

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