Prokopyevsk


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Prokopyevsk

(prəkôp`yĭfsk), city (1989 pop. 274,000), E Siberian Russia. A coal-producing city of the Kuznetsk BasinKuznetsk Basin,
coal basin, c.10,000 sq mi (25,900 sq km), W Siberian Russia, between the Kuznetsk Alatau and the Salair Ridge. Its abbreviated name is Kuzbas. With extensive coal deposits, particularly of high-grade coking coal, the Kuznetsk Basin was second only to the Donets
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, it also manufactures mining machinery, chemicals, and food products. It was founded after the Russian Revolution of 1917. Its coal production declined in the late 1980s.

Prokopyevsk

a city in S Russia: the chief coal-mining centre of the Kuznetsk Basin. Pop.: 216 000 (2005 est.)
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