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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement, center of Il’ialy Raion, Tashauz Oblast, Turkmen SSR. Situated 29 km west of the Tashauz railroad station, with which it is linked by a motor road. Population 9,000 (1970). Il’ialy has a cotton-ginning plant and a people’s amateur theater.

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