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 (ē-zhĕfsk′, ē-zhĭfsk′)
A city of west-central Russia northeast of Kazan. Its ironworks date to 1760.
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(Russian iˈʒɛfsk)
(Placename) an industrial city in central Russia, capital of the Udmurt Republic. Pop: 632 000 (2005 est)
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the capital of the Udmurt Autonomous Republic, in the Russian Federation in Europe, NE of Kazan. 635,000.
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In Proceedings of International Conference "Theory and Practice of Gear Drives and Transmissions", Izevsk, Russia, 2008, 27-32 (in Russian)
Ljudmila Kirillova (Izevsk) untersuchte Mikrotoponyme, die mit einer sehr alten Tatigkeit der Udmurten, der Waldimkerei, in Verbindung stehen.
Already at the time of preparing the book, there had for years existed some schools (and kindergartens) with the Udmurt language in the cities of the Udmurt Republic including Izevsk. However, to find precise information is not a simple task even for a person like me living in Izevsk, to say nothing of a foreigner.