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Kladno

(kläd`nô), city (1991 pop. 71,753), NW Czech Republic, in Bohemia. An industrial center of the Kladno coal-mining region, it has large iron and steel plants, and manufactures machinery and steel alloys. Known in 973, Kladno grew rapidly with the opening of its first coal mine in 1846.

Kladno

 

a city in Středočesky Krai, Czech Socialist Republic, Czechoslovakia. Population, 58,700 (1971).

Kladno is a coal and metallurgical center not far from Prague; the Kladno coal basin is located nearby. The Marshal Konev Metallurgical Combine is located in the city, which also has a conversion plant (known for smelting special steels) and metallurgical and mining-machine enterprises. Kladno is renowned for its revolutionary traditions.

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