Sviritsa

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sviritsa

 

an urban-type settlement in Volkhov Raion, Leningrad Oblast, RSFSR. Sviritsa has a landing near the mouth of the Svir’ River, 9 km from Lake Ladoga and 12 km from the Pasha railroad station on the Volkhov-Petrozavodsk line. There is a timber-floating enterprise located at Sviritsa.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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