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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement, the administrative center of the Lel’chitsy Raion of the Gomel’ Oblast of Byelorussian SSR. Lel’chitsy is located on the left bank of the Ubort’ River (a right tributary of the Pripiat’), 67 km from the El’sk railroad station (on the Mozyr’-Ovruch line). Lel’chitsy has a construction materials combine, a vegetable-drying plant, a fruit and vegetable processing plant, and a creamery. A forestry station is located in Lel’chitsy.

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