The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Dzhar-Kurgan Raion, Surkhandar’ia Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Located on the left bank of the Surkhandar’ia, 18 km northeast of the Dzhar-Kurgan rail-road station on the Termez-Dushanbe line. Oil is extractednearby.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.