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[uhn-zhe-ruh-soo-jinsk] /ʌnˈʒɛ rəˈsu dʒɪnsk/
a city in the S Russian Federation in Central Asia. Unabridged
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city, Kemerovo oblast (province), Russia, on the Trans-Siberian Railroad at the northern limit of the Kuznetsk Coal Basin. Coal mining, begun early in the 20th century, expanded rapidly after 1928, when the townships of Anzherka and Sudzhenka were amalgamated, to be given city status in 1931. Other industries produce pharmaceutical goods, mining machinery, and window glass. Anzhero-Sudzhensk has chemical and medical institutes and a teachers college. Pop. (2006 est.) 83,861.

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