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MENZELINSK, a town of eastern Russia, in the government of Ufa, 142 m. N.W. of the town of Ufa, and 10 m. from the left bank of the Kama. Pop. (1897), 7542. Its fair is one of the most important in the southern Ural region for cattle, hides, furs, grain, tea, manufactured articles, crockery, etc., which are sold to the annual value of 500,000. The town was founded in 1 584.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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