The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
urban-type settlement in the Derbent Raion of the Dagestan ASSR. Railroad station 20 km southeast of the town of Derbent. Population, 8,000 (1968). It has a cannery, carpet production, and a fruit-raising sovkhoz.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.