Kiuchüan

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kiuchüan

 

a city in eastern China, in Kiangsu Province. Population, approximately 700,000 (1970). Kiuchüan is an important railroad junction at the intersection of the Tientsin-P’uk’ou and Lunghai railroads. Metallurgical enterprises process iron ore from the Likuotse deposit and coal from the Chiawang mines. Mining equipment, cotton, foodstuffs, and handicrafts are also produced in Kiuchüan.

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