The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Kalinin Raion, Kirghiz SSR, located in the Chui Valley, 3 km from the Karabalta railroad station. Population, 14,000 (1970). A mechanical repair plant is located in Kosh-Tegirmen.
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