Erofei Pavlovich

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Erofei Pavlovich

 

an urban-type settlement in Skovorodino Raion, Amur Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Urka River (a tributary of the Amur); railroad station on the Trans-Siberian line. There are railroad transportation enterprises and a logging and timber distribution establishment. Established in 1909 in connection with the construction of the railroad, the settlement was named in honor of the explorer Erofei Pavlovich Khabarov.

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