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KOLYVAR

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 892 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KOLYVAR. (I) A town of West Siberia, in the government of Tomsk, on the Chaus river, 5 M. from the Ob and 120 M. S.S.W. of the city of Tomsk. It is a wealthy town, the merchants carrying on a considerable export trade in cattle, hides, tallow, corn and fish. It was founded in 1713 under the name of Chausky Ostrog, and has grown rapidly. Pop. (1897), 11,703. (2) KOLYVANSKIY ZAVOD, another town of the same government, in the district of Biysk, Altai region, on the Byelaya river, 192 M. S.E. of Barnaul; altitude, 1290 ft. It is renowned for its stone-cutting factory, where marble, jasper, various porphyries and breccias are worked into vases, columns, &c. Pop., 5000. (3) Old name of Reval (q.v.). of the county of
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