The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an inland shallow inlet of the Krasnovod-skii Bay of the Caspian Sea. Depth reaches 2 meters. At the top of Balkhan Bay are the low-lying islands of Dagada and Baklaada, the first of which is joined to the shore by a landfill.
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