Dukhovshchina

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dukhovshchina

 

a town and administrative center of Dukhovshchina Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR. It is located 23 km northwest of the Iartsevo railway station and 70 km northeast of Smolensk. The town has a flax-processing plant and a cheese dairy. Dukhovshchina was founded in 1777.

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