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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, near Lake Lepel’. Population, 13,600 (1972). Lepel’ has a railroad station. Industrial, milk-canning, and baked-goods combines, repair shops, a fish-processing factory, and an excavator repair shop are located in the city. There is a museum of local lore. Lepel’ was first mentioned in the 12th century; it became a city in 1802. A children’s sanatorium for tuberculosis of the bones is on the lake.

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