Nizhniaia Tura

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nizhniaia Tura

 

a city established in 1949 under the jurisdiction of Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Tura River in the Ob’ basin; terminus of a 13-km spur from the Sverdlovsk-Ivdel’ railroad line. Population, 20,100 (1973). Nizhniaia Tura has an electrical appliance factory and a state regional electric power plant.

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