Iurga

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Iurga

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Iurga Raion, Kemerovo Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad junction with lines to Novosibirsk, Krasnoiarsk, and Novokuznetsk. Population, 75,000 (Jan. 1, 1977). It has plants producing machinery, abrasives, and reinforced-concrete structural members, a brickyard, a brewery, a milk plant, and a furniture factory. A technicum for training in the use of machine tools and technical instruments and a museum of local lore are located in the city.

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