[pe-truh-zuh-votsk; Russian pyi-truh-zuh-vawtsk]
a city in and the capital of the Karelian Autonomous Republic, in the NW Russian Federation in Europe.
Karelian Autonomous Republic
an autonomous republic in the NW Russian Federation in Europe. 66,500 sq. mi. (172,240 sq. km). Capital: Petrozavodsk.
Also called Karelia.
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a city in NW Russia, capital of the Karelian Autonomous Republic, on Lake Onega: developed around ironworks established by Peter the Great in 1703; university (1940). Pop: 265 000 (2005 est
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