The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Pap Raion, Namangan Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Charkesar is situated 35 km northwest of the Pap railroad station on the Kokand-Uchkurgan line. Granite is quarried in the vicinity.
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