Novoshakhtinsk

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Novoshakhtinsk

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction in Rostov Oblast, RSFSR, on the Rostov-on-Don-Kharkov highway. Railroad station (Mikhailovo-Leont’evskaia). Population, 101,000 (1974; 48,000 in 1939). Coal is mined (Donbas). Novoshakhtinsk has by-product coke industry, light industry, and food industry, and also production of building materials. The city has an evening mining technicum. Novoshakhtinsk was formed in 1939 from several mining settlements.

REFERENCE

Suichmezov, A. M. Molodye goroda Dona. Rostov-on-Don, 1972.
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