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KOVROV

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 922 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KOVROV, a town of Russia, in the government of Vladimir, 40 M. N.E. of the city of Vladimir by the railway from Moscow to Nizhniy-Novgorod, and on the Klyazma River. It has railway-carriage works, cotton mills, steam flour mills, tallow works and quarries of limestone, and carries on an active trade in the export of wooden wares and in the import of grain, salt and fish, brought from the Volga governments. Pop. (189o), 6600; (19o0), 16,8o6.
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