Zhmerinka

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Zhmerinka

 

a city and the administrative center of Zhmerinka Raion, Vinnitsa Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, located 47 km southwest of Vinnitsa. Zhmerinka is a railroad junction with a population in 1971 of 36,300 (29,400 in 1959). The city has a railroad-car repair plant, a wine-making factory, a tobacco-curing plant, and a creamery. Zhmerinka also has fur, clothing, and household-products industries, and in its suburbs there are a sugar refinery, alcohol and must distilleries, and a brickworks. Horticulture is highly developed in the region.

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