The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in Czechoslovakia, in the Central Slovakia Region of the Slovak Socialist Republic, on the Ván River, a tributary of the Danube. Population, 22,000 (1974). The city has cotton-cloth, pulp-and-paper, and food-processing industries.
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