Semenov

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Semenov

 

a city and administrative center of Semenov Raion, Gorky Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad station on the Gorky-Kotel’nich line, 69 km northeast of Gorky. Population, 24,300 (1975). Semenov is a center for artistic woodworking, producing Khokhloma wood paintings and souvenirs. The city has a hardware plant, automotive repair and machine repair plants, and a milk plant. A logging and timber distribution establishment and the Kerzhenets Woodworking Production Association are located in Semenov. There is also a mechanical woodworking technicum and a training school for master Khokhloma artists in the city, as well as a museum of arts and crafts.

REFERENCE

Goroda nashei oblasti. Gorky, 1969.