Mariinskii Posad

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Mariinskii Posad

 

a city, the administrative center of Mariinskii Posad Raion, Chuvash ASSR. A landing on the right bank of the Volga, 36 km east of Cheboksary. The Prommekhanizatsiia Factory is there, as are cart-building and building materials plants, a distillery, a creamery, wood-products and food-processing combines, and a section of the Cheboksary Garment Factory. The city has a wood technology technicum. Mariinskii Posad grew up on the site of the village of Sundyr’ (founded in the early 17th century), Cheboksary District, Kazan Province; it became a city in 1856.

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