The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Makat Raion, Gur’ev Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Located 20 km south of the Iskine railroad station on the Gur’ev-Oktiabr’sk line. Oil is produced at the Emba oil field in the vicinity of Iskininskii.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.