Ussuriysk


Ussuriysk

Russia
also spelled  Ussurijsk 

      city, Primorsky kray (region), far eastern Russia. It lies about 50 miles (80 km) north of Vladivostok along the Trans-Siberian Railroad at the junction with a line to Harbin in Heilungkiang province, China. Founded as the village of Nikolskoye in 1866, it became a city in 1897 and was renamed Nikolsk-Ussuriysk in 1926, Voroshilov in 1935, and Ussuriysk in 1957. It has food-processing, footwear, clothing, and other light industries. A medical school and agricultural and teacher-training colleges are also located there. Pop. (1994 est.) 161,800.

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