Novoorsk

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Novoorsk

 

an urban-type settlement and center of Novoorsk Raion, Orenburg Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Bol’shoi Kumak River (a tributary of the Ural), Novoorsk has a railroad station on the Orsk-Kartaly line, 288 km east of Orenburg. A nonmetallic minerals combine and a grain sovkhoz are located in the settlement. Novoorsk is also known for the manufacture of scarves made of goat’s down.

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