Iaransk

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Iaransk

 

a city and the administrative center of Iaransk Raion, Kirov Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Iaran’ River of the Viatka River basin. Terminus of a railroad line from Zelenodol’sk; highway junction. Population, 16,000 (1974). Food-processing enterprises in Iaransk include an alcohol plant, a liqueur plant, a butter factory, a meat-packing plant, and a food-processing combine. Other enterprises include an industrial combine, a machine shop, and a garment factory. A medical school is located in the city. Iaransk has a museum of local lore.

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