The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, center of Leninsk Raion, Aktiubinsk Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Situated in the north of the oblast. It has a railroad station (Kimpersai) on the Orsk-Kandagach line. Population, 7,500 (1969). Nickel ore is extracted.
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