Novorzhev


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Novorzhev

 

a city and administrative center of Novorzhev Raion, Pskov Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on a highway, Novorzhev is 48 km west of the Sushchevo railroad station, on the Novosokol’niki-Dno line, and 144 km southeast of Pskov. The city has a flax-processing plant, as well as plants producing extracts, butter, and dried milk. It became a city in 1777.

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