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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Lodeinoe Pole Raion, Leningrad Oblast, RSFSR. Svir’stroi is located on the left bank of the Svir’ River, 16 km above Lodeinoe Pole. It has a railroad station (Ianega) on the Volkhov-Petrozavodsk line. The Nizhniaia Svir’ Hydroelectric Power Plant is located in Svirstroi. The settlement has a fish-processing plant.

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