Kiselevsk(kēsĭ`lyôfsk'), city (1989 pop. 128,000), S Siberian Russia. It is a major coal-mining center in the Kuznetsk Basin and also manufactures mining machinery.
a city in Kemerovo Oblast, RSFSR. Situated in the foothills of the Salair Ridge, on the upper course of the Aba River. Railroad station 58 km northwest of Novokuznetsk. Population, 125,000 (1972; 44,000 in 1939).
An important coal-mining center of the Kuznetsk Coal Basin, Kiselevsk has plants for the production of coal-mining machinery and coal washeries. Other enterprises include a brickyard, a brewery, and footwear, furniture, and confectionery factories. The city also has a mining technicum and a pedagogical school. Kiselevsk was founded during the period of Soviet power on the site of the villages of Cherkasovo and Afonino. It was designated a city in 1936.