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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in Czechoslovakia in the Slovak Socialist Republic, in the administrative region of Western Slovakia, on the Váh River. Population, 37,900 (1974). Local industry includes food processing and machine building. Textiles and clothing are also manufactured.

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