The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, the center of Verkhov’e Raion, Orel Oblast, RSFSR. It is a railroad junction 92 km southeast of Orel. Population, 6,500 (1969). Verkhov’e produces canned dairy goods, meat, and bricks and has railroad enterprises.
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