Kolpny

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kolpny

 

an urban-type settlement and center of Kolpny Raion, Orel Oblast, RSFSR, on the Sosna River (a tributary of the Don). Terminus of the 59-km railroad branch of the Kursk-Kastornaia line. It has a plant for manufacturing and labeling cardboard products, a brickworks, a sugar refinery, a creamery, and a grain elevator.

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