Zmeinogorsk


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Zmeinogorsk

 

a city in Altai Krai, RSFSR. It is situated in Rudnyi Altai, at the southern foot of the Kolyvan’ Range, on the Korbolikha River (tributary of the Alei River) and its tributary, the Zmeevka River, 45 km northeast of the Tret’iakovo railroad station (on the Rubtsovsk-Ust’-Kamenogorsk line). Poly metals are extracted. There is a butter and cheese dairy and a distillery for liqueur and vodka. It is the site of a medical school. Zmeinogorsk first appeared in 1736, becoming a city in 1952.

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Titov, the justice of the peace for the fourth subdistrict of Zmeinogorsk uezd.
court Days per (versts) sessions session NORTHERN SETTLEMENTS Kainsk 501 4 39 Novonikolaevsk 290 5 24 Berdskoe village 373 2 13 Mariinsk 225 4 44 Total 15 120 SOUTHERN TOWNS Barnaul 499 7 78 Biisk 654 4 49 Zmeinogorsk 775 3 29 Kuznetsk 802 4 32 Total 18 188 Total for province 33 308 Table 4 Travel Days and Distances of the Arkhangel sk District Court, 1901 City 1 Distance from No.
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