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Labinsk is a Russian town, the administrative center of the Labinsk District of the Krasnodar Krai.

It is located in Ciscaucasia, on the Laba River (inflow of Kuban), nearby its entrance from the foothills to the plain, at the 281 km distance to the east of Krasnodar. It has Labinskaya railway station.

The climate is moderately continental. Average temperature is + 2C in January, and + 22C in July.

Labinsk has a balneal resort area on the right bank of the Laba River.

The town with the area of 64 has the population of 62 076 people (as of 2013).

History of Labinsk

It was founded as a fortress in 1841. At the end of the 19th century it was Labinsky Settlement of the Kuban Region. The settlement was named after River Laba, the right inflow of the Kuban River.

It turned into a town in 1947.


Labinsk has enterprises of food industry (a cannery, a sugar plant, an oil-extracting plant, a cheese-making factory, and a meat packer), consumer goods industry (a clothes factory and a footwear factory), woodworking, machine-building, and chemical industry.

Grains, potatoes and forage crops are planted in the Labinsk District. Melon growing, dairy cattle breeding, and pig-breeding are also present.

In the Labinsk District there are fields of sandstone, shell rock, rubble stone, graphite, gravel, geothermal waters, etc.

Architecture and Sights

In the Gornoye Village, 60 km to the south of Labinsk there are remains of the alansky town of the 9th -13th centuries. At the distance of 1.5 km from the Gornoye Village there is Lake Krugloye.

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