The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Aznakaev Raion, Tatar ASSR. Located in the east of the republic, 36 km north of Bugul’ma railroad station. Population 7,700 (1968). It was founded in 1956 as one of the centers of the petroleum industry of Tataria.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.