The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Derbent Raion, Dagestan ASSR. Railroad station on the Makhachkala-Baku line, 20 km northwest of the city of Derbent. It has a grape-growing sovkhoz, a winery, and a plant for processing fruits that grow wild.
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