Vyksa


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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Vyksa

 

a city in southwestern Gorky Oblast, RSFSR, 10 km from the landing of Doschatoe on the Oka River. Linked by a 28-km railway branch with the Navashino station on the Murom-Arzamas line. Population, 46,000 (1970). Vyksa grew up around a metallurgical plant founded in the second half of the 18th century, and it became a city in 1934. Metallurgical plants producing steel, rolled metal, welded pipe, and so forth, a machine-building plant (crushing and grinding equipment), and a sawmill are located there. Vyksa also has a metallurgical technicum.

REFERENCE

[Pavlov, A. A., comp.] Goroda nashei oblasti. Gorky, 1969.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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