Anzhero-Sudzhensk (ənzhĕˌrə–sōˈjĕnsk) [key], city (1989 pop. 108,000), SW Siberian Russia, on the Trans-Siberian RR. One of the oldest and largest coal-mining centers of the Kuznetsk Basin, the city was developed as a source of coal for the railroad. Mining equipment, window glass, and pharmaceuticals are manufactured there.

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