The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Krasnovodsk Raion, Krasnovodsk Oblast, Turkmen SSR. Located on an island in the Caspian Sea, 40 km south of Krasnovodsk. The settlement has a ship-repair workshop and is a fishing center.
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