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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Tyvrov Raion, Vinnitsa Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, 23 km southwest of Vinnitsa. Railroad station on the Vinnitsa-Zhmerinka line. A tire and automobile-repair combine, a ball-bearing-repair plant, a plant producing reinforced-concrete structures, a sugar refinery, and a dairy are located there. There are granite works in Gnivan’.

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