The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Astrakhan Raion, Tselinograd Oblast, Kazakh SSR. It is located 18 km east of the Zhaltyr railroad station on the Kartaly-Tselinograd line. Population 2,600, in 1968. Gold is extracted in the area.
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