The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Paiaryk Raion, Samarkand Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Chelek is situated 35 km north of Samarkand. It has a cotton-ginning plant.
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