rybinsk reservoir


[rib-insk; Russian ri-byinsk]
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, NNE of Moscow, on the Volga near the Rybinsk Reservoir. Formerly Andropov (1984–90) none Shcherbakov (1946–57)
Also called Rybinsk Reservoir. a reservoir in the N central Russian Federation in Europe, on the upper Volga River. 1768 sq. mi. (4579 sq. km).
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Rybinsk (Russian ˈribinsk)
Shcherbakov, Former names: Andropov a city in W central Russia, on the River Volga: an important river port, terminal of the Mariinsk Waterway (between Saint Petersburg and the Volga) at the SE end of the Rybinsk Reservoir (area: 4700 sq km (1800 sq miles)). Pop: 218 000 (2005 est)

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