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a city (until 1965, the village of IzobiPnoe) and administrative center of Izobi’nyi Raion, Stavropol’ Krai, RSFSR. It has a railroad station (Izobil’naia) 65 km northwest of the city of Stavropol’. Population, 23,000 (1970). A machinery and repair plant, a cannery, a creamery, a sugar refinery, a factory producing reinforced-concrete items, and a meat and poultry combine are located there.

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