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YEISK, a town of Russia, in the province of Kuban (Caucasus), founded in 1848 on a sandbank which separates the shallow Bay of Yeisk from the Sea of Azov, 76 m. S.W. of Rostovon-the-Don. Pop. 35,446. Notwithstanding its shallow roadstead, Yeisk has grown with great rapidity, and exports corn, linseed and wool. There are wool-cleansing factories, oil-works and tanneries.

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

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