The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, center of Argaiash Raion, Cheliabinsk Oblast, RSFSR. Railroad station 56 km northwest of Cheliabinsk. Population, 10,000 (1968). A dairy and fruit and vegetable cannery are located there, as well as a medical college.
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