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Pavlovo

PAVLOVO, a town of Russia, in the government of NizhniyNovgorod, 42 m. S.W. of the town of Nizhniy-Novgorod, on the Oka river. Pop. (1897), 12,200. It is the centre of a considerable cutlery, hardware and locksmith trade, which, carried on since the 17th century in cottages and small workshops, engages, besides Pavlovo itself, no less than 120 villages. There are also steel works and cotton, silk, soap and match factories. Pavlovo has a museum of cutlery models and a library.

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

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