Berezniki

Berezniki

[buh-rez-ni-kee; Russian byi-ryawz-nyi-kyee]
noun
a city in the Russian Federation, on the Kama River, near the Ural Mountains.
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Berezniki (Russian bɪrɪzniˈki)
 
n
a city in E Russia: chemical industries. Pop: 169 000 (2005 est)

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berezniki

city, Perm oblast (province), west-central Russia. It is situated on the left bank of the Kama River at the head of the Kama Reservoir. Huge local deposits of salt and potassium have resulted in the city's development as one of the largest chemical centres of Russia, producing nitrogenous fertilizers, potash, nitric and sulfuric acids, soda, chlorine, titanium sponge, and pesticides. It was incorporated as a city in 1932. Pop. (2006 est.) 168,279.

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