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En NameGlazov
Ru NameГлазов
Loc Name1Глаз
Loc Lang1Udmurt
Image SkylineГлазов.jpg
Image Captionoverview of Glazov
Map Label Positiontop
Image CoaCoat of Arms of Glazov (Udmurtia).gif
Image FlagFlag of Glazov (Udmurtia).gif
Federal SubjectUdmurt Republic
Inhabloc CatTown
Urban Okrug JurGlazov Urban Okrug
Leader TitleHead
Leader NameVladimir Pereshein
Representative BodyCity Duma
Area Km2316.66
Pop 2010census95835
Pop 2010census Rank179th
Pop 2002census100894
Pop 2002census Rank164th
Established Date1678
Postal Codes427630
Dialing Codes34141
DateMay 2010

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Glazov ( ; ) is a town located in the north of the Udmurt Republic, Russia along the Trans-Siberian Railway. Population:

It was founded in the 16th century as a village; town status was granted to it in 1780. Olga Knipper, wife of the famous Russian writer Anton Chekhov, was born in Glazov. During the Russian Civil War the town was of considerable military importance. It was taken by Kolchak's general Anatoly Pepelyayev on June 2, 1919.

There are five establishments of higher education in the city, notably Glazov State Pedagogical Institute named after Vladimir Korolenko and the Glazov branch of Izhevsk State Technical University.

It is known for Chepetsk Mechanical Works, Russian main producer of uranium, zirconium, and calcium metals for nuclear power stations, military, and space technologies. Apart from machine-building, there are wood-working, clothing and food industries.

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