The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Ermentau Raion, Tselinograd Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Located in the northeastern part of the oblast, 75 km east of the Aksu railroad station. Population, 13,100 (1968). Gold is mined there.
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