Nolinsk


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Nolinsk

 

(from 1940 to 1957, Molotovsk), a city, the administrative center of Nolinsk Raion, Kirov Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Voia River, a tributary of the Viatka, 143 km south of Kirov, with which it is linked by highway. Nolinsk has a meatpacking plant and a creamery; felt footwear, toys, clothing, and asphalt are produced. There is a general repair shop and a hatchery. A technicum specializing in the mechanization of agriculture is located there. Nolinsk was founded in 1668 as a rural settlement and has been a city since 1780.

REFERENCE

Goroda Kirovskoi oblasti. Kirov, 1968.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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