Varaždin

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Varaždin

 

a city in Yugoslavia, in Croatia, near the Drava River. Population, 29,000 (1967). It is an important transportation junction. The largest textile enterprise in the country, Varteks (which employs 3,000 workers and produces woolen cloth, men’s clothing, and so forth), is located there. There is also food-processing, leather and shoemaking, and metal-working industry.

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