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a city (since 1936) under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Shatura Raion, Moscow Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad station on the Moscow-Murom line, 127 km east of Moscow. Population, 27,000 (1974). Located in Shatura is the V. I. Ul’ianov-Lenin Shatura Electric Power Plant, as well as the Shaturtorf peat production association. The city also has a garment factory, a furniture combine, a meat-packing combine and a milk plant. Educational institutions include a technicum of the power industry.