town, Primorsky kray (region), extreme eastern Russia. It lies at the head of Nakhodka Bay on the Sea of Japan. Nakhodka (its name means "find," or "godsend") is an important centre for exports. It is also the terminus of a passenger ferry to Yokohama, Japan, and the base of a fishing fleet.
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