Khibinogorsk

Khibinogorsk:

see KirovskKirovsk
, city (1989 pop. 43,500), N European Russia, on the Kola Peninsula. The city is the center of a mining complex that produces apatite and nephelite, raw materials for the superphosphate and aluminum industries. It was founded in 1929 as Khibinogorsk.
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Khibinogorsk

 

until 1934, the name of the city of Kirovsk in Murmansk Oblast, RSFSR.

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Later, in the 1950s, she taught in the Kirovsk (formerly Khibinogorsk) middle school.