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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in the Komi ASSR under the jurisdiction of the Gorniatskii district soviet of the city of Vorkuta. A spur track links Khal’mer-Iu with the Vorkuta rail-road station. Coal is mined; the settlement is located in the Pechora Coal Basin.

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