Sharkovshchina

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Sharkovshchina

 

an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Sharkovshchina Raion, Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Sharkovshchina has a railroad station on the Druia-Voropaevo line. The settlement is situated on the Disna River, a left tributary of the Zapadnaia Dvina. Sharkovshchina has a building-materials combine, a butter factory, and a vegetable- drying plant.

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