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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Loukhi Raion, Karelian ASSR, located on the northern shore of Lake Topozero. Kesten’ga is a station on a branch line of the Murmansk-Leningrad railroad. The timber industry is important in Kesten’ga. The settlement also has a mink-raising sovkhoz.

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