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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in the German Democratic Republic, in the Karl-Marx-Stadt District, on the Pleisse River (Elba basin). Population, 23,800 (1967). Werdau produces textiles, trucks and buses, and instruments.
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