Shebekino


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Shebekino

 

a city (since 1938) under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Shebekino Raion, Belgorod Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the Nezhegol’ River in the Don River basin. Railroad station on a branch line from the Belgorod-Kupiansk line, 39 km southeast of Belgorod. Population, 36,000 (1974).

Enterprises in Shebekino include chemical and biochemical plants. Various plants produce machinery, leather goods, butter, household chemicals, and reinforced-concrete products. There is also an automotive repair plant. The settlement also has combines producing construction materials, bread, and food products. Educational institutions in Shebekino include a research-and-design institute specializing in the planned production of surface-active agents, a chemistry and mechanics technicum, and a technicum of automotive transport.

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