The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement; center of Bol’sherech’e Raion, Omsk Oblast, RSFSR. There is a pier on the left bank of the Irtysh River, 200 km southeast of Omsk. Population, 7,500 (1968). There are meat-processing and butter-and-cheese combines.

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