Shumiachi

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shumiachi

 

an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Shumiachi Raion, Smolensk Oblast, RSFSR. Shumiachi is located 7 km from the Penetovka railroad station on the Roslavl’-Krichev line. Industry is represented by a flax-processing plant, a butter factory, a vegetable starch and starch syrup plant, and a plant for the production of asphalt cement. The settlement has an art gallery, which is a branch of the Smolensk Oblast Museum of Fine and Applied Art.

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