Korocha


Also found in: Wikipedia.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Korocha

 

a city, center of Korocha Raion, Belgorod Oblast, RSFSR, on the right bank of the Korocha River (Severskii Donets Basin), 45 km southeast of the Prokhorovka station on the Kursk-Belgorod railroad line and 57 km northeast of Belgorod. Korocha has a cannery, a brickyard, a veterinary sanitary-utilities plant, and a sovkhoz technicum. The surrounding region is known for its fruit orchards. Korocha was founded in 1638.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.