Pokhvistnevo

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Pokhvistnevo

 

a city (since 1947) under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Pokhvistnevo Raion, Kuibyshev Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Bol’shoi Kinel’ River (Volga River basin). Railroad station on the Kuibyshev-Chishmy line, 159 km northeast of Kuibyshev. Population, 26,000 (1974). Pokhvistnevo has plants producing reinforced-concrete products and industrial bitumen, a furniture factory, a milk plant, and a logging and timber distribution establishment. Petroleum and natural gas are extracted nearby. Pokhvistnevo also has a medical school.

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