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Taishet

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and administrative center of Taishet Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad junction with lines to Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, Abakan, and the Lena station. Population, 35,000 (1974).

Taishet has an automobile repair plant, a plant for the treatment of railroad ties, a hydrolysis plant, and a mica factory. There are some forestry and food industry enterprises. The city also has a medical school.

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