The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Shali Raion, Chechen-Ingush ASSR. Chiri-Iurt is situated on the Argun River in the Terek basin, 35 km south of the city of Groznyi. It has plants for the production of cement, lime, and silicates.
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