The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the Bodaibo River, a tributary of the Vitim. Population in 1968, 3,400. Gold is mined
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