Bratsk

/brddahtsk/, n.
a city in the S central Russian Federation in Asia, on the Angara River. 249,000.

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Russia
      city, Irkutsk oblast (province), east-central Russia. It lies along the Angara River just below its confluence with the Oka. A fort was founded there in 1631, but the settlement remained unimportant until 1954, when the Tayshet-Lena railway through Bratsk was built and work started on the Bratsk hydroelectric station (completed in 1964), one of the world's largest. A huge aluminum works and a timber-processing plant were built to utilize the Bratsk Dam's power. Pop. (2006 est.) 254,878.

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