Litvínov


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Litvínov

 

a city in northern Czechoslovakia, in the Czech Socialist Republic, North Bohemia. Population, 23,000 (1971). Litvinov is a railroad junction. It is an industrial center of the North Bohemia Coal Basin. A large petrochemical combine is located nearby (in Zaluží); there is also textile industry. [14 -1507–1]

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