Achisu

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Achisu

 

an urban-type settlement in the Dagestan ASSR. Located on the coastal lowland of the Caspian Sea, south of Makhachkala and 5 km from the Achi railroad station, it has a population of 1,500 (1968). There is extraction of quartz sand, natural gas, and petroleum.

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