The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Kasimov Raion, Riazan’ Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the Gus’ River, a tributary of the Oka, 18 km northwest of Kasimov, There is a mechanical plant and a lumbering combine. Gus’-Zheleznyi grew up as a village in the 18th century around an iron-working plant.

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