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a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Shadrinsk Raion, Kurgan Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the left bank of the Iset’ River (Ob’ River basin). Railroad station on the Sverdlovsk-Kurgan line, 146 km northwest of Kurgan. Population, 82,000 (1977).

Shadrinsk produces units for motor vehicles, printing machinery, metal structural units, and reinforced-concrete and keramzit products. The city also has a plant for the repair of metallurgical equipment, a brickyard, a tannery, a brewery, a distillery, and factories for the production of clothing, felt footwear, and leather clothing accessories and footwear. Other enterprises include a meat-and poultry-packing plant, a food-processing combine, and shops servicing the railroad industry.

Shadrinsk has a pedagogical institute and technicums of auto repair, financial studies, industrial pedagogical training, cooperative agriculture, and physical culture. It also has a medical school. The city has a drama theater and a museum of local lore.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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