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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in central Rumania, in Mureş. District. Population, 25,600 (1974). The city has a chemical combine producing carbides, soda, and chlorine, as well as enterprises for the production of building materials, glass, wood products, and foodstuffs.

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