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Stassfurt

(shtäs`fo͝ort), city (1994 pop. 24,025), Saxony-Anhalt, central Germany. It is a center of one of the world's great potash-mining regions. City manufactures include chemicals, foodstuffs, furniture, and electronic equipment.
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Stassfurt

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Magdeburg District; situated on the Bode River. Population, 26,000 (1975). The city produces televisions, equipment for the soda industry, chemicals (including soda), metal goods, wood working products, garments, and food products.

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