Piatra-Neamţ(pyä`trä-nyämts), city (1990 pop. 118,216), NE Romania, in the Bacău region. Food processing, and the manufacture of fertilizers, furniture, ceramics, and paper are among the industries. Landmarks include the 15th-century church of St. Ion Domnescu and the St. Ion Tower.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in eastern Rumania on the Bistriţa River. Administrative center of the district of Neamţ. Population, 63,700 (1973). Industries include pulp and paper, woodworking, food, and textiles, primarily wool. Nearby is a nitrogen fertilizer combine.
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