Noginsk

Noginsk nəgēnsk´ [key], city (1989 pop. 123,000), central European Russia, on the Klyazma River. It is a major textile center, processing cotton, silk, and wool. Founded in the 16th cent. as Rogozhi, the city was later called Bogorodsk it was renamed Noginsk in 1930.

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