The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Urgench Raion, Khorezm Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Chalysh is situated on the left bank of the Amu Darya, 20 km from the Urgench railroad station on the Chardzhou-Beineu line. Chalysh has a wine-making sovkhoz.
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