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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city (since 1795) in the Gomel’ Oblast, Byelorussian SSR; located mostly on the right, high bank of the Pripiat’ River. Population, 58,000 (1973). The city has a river port at Pkhov and a railroad station on the Kalinkovichi-Korosten’ line. Mozyr’ is an important center for the woodworking industry (there is a woodworking combine) and for timber floating. Irrigation and drainage machinery and cables are produced in Mozyr’. Truck-repair and foundry and machinery plants and factories producing knitwear, clothing, and art items are there. Food-processing enterprises are also in the city. An oil refinery is under construction (1974). Mozyr’ has a pedagogical institute, a secondary specialized polytechnic, and medical and music schools. A museum of local lore is also there. The Druzhba oil pipeline passes through the region.

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