The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Frunze Raion, Osh Oblast, Kirghiz SSR. Chauvai is situated on the northern slopes of the Alai Range, 32 km south of the Kyzyl-Kiia railroad station. The settlement has a mine of the Khaidarken Mercury Combine.
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