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a city (until 1970 a settlement), center of Gai Raion, Orenburg Oblast, RSFSR. Situated in the Guberlin Mountains, 40 km north of Orsk. Connected to the Orenburg-Orsk line by a railroad branch. Population, 28,000 (1970). Gai arose in 1959 in connection with the exploitation of chalcopyrite deposits. The city has a mining and ore-dressing enterprise, a plant for reinforced-concrete products, a dairy, and a poultry farm. The construction of a plant for the production of radiator bands was begun in 1970. Branches of the Orsk Industrial Technicum, the Orsk Medical School, and the Novotroitsk Construction Technicum are located in Gai.

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Gaios is a wonderful warren of alleyways and most meet in a large square which houses a church and various bars, tavernas and kafenios (traditional Greek coffee houses).
For example, lined up against Gaios harbour are the islands of St.
Stay in one of the Corfu Villas, all a mileand-a-half stroll from the port at Gaios through pine woods and about a mile from the beach.
It is a centre for flotilla sailing and many people live on board yachts moored in the harbours at Gaios and Lakka.
The pace of life is slow here, compared with its bustling neighbour Corfu, although the harbour bars in Gaios and Lakka are jumping when the flotilla yachts tie up On August 15, the Day of the As sumption, villagers cross to the monastery on the isle of Panayia at the entrance to Gaios harbour, well worth a visit on this rare open day.