Khorol


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Khorol

 

a city and the administrative center of Khorol Raion, Poltava Oblast, Ukrainian SSR. Khoral is located 107 km from Poltava and has a railroad station on the Bakhmach-Kremenchug Line. Industry is represented by a combine that produces canned milk goods for children, a fruit-canning plant, a building-materials plant, a machine shop, a food-processing combine, and a household goods factory. Khorol has an agricultural mechanization and electrification technicum and a museum of history and local lore.


Khorol

 

(also Khorol’), a river in Sumy and Poltava oblasts, Ukrainian SSR; a right tributary of the Psel River (in the Dnieper basin). The Khorol River is 308 km long and drains an area of 3,340 sq km. It is fed primarily by snow. High water is from late February to early April. The mean flow rate 114 km from the mouth is 3.6 cu m per sec. The upper course dries up for 40 to 50 days. The river freezes from November to early January, and the ice breaks up in March or early April. The city of Mirgorod is situated on the river.

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