Zakamensk


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Zakamensk

 

(until 1959, Gorodok), a city and center of Zakamensk Raion, Buriat Autonomous SSR. It is situated on the right bank of the Dzhida River (a tributary of the Selenga), 253 km to the west of the Dzhida railroad station (on the Ulan-Ude-Naushki line), with which it is connected by a highway. It is the site of the Dzhida tungsten and molybdenum combine. The tungsten and molybdenum concentrates are sent primarily to plants in the Urals. There are also a mechanical repair plant and a evening mining technicum in Zakamensk.

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