The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Mari-Turek Raion, Mari ASSR, located at the sources of the Shora River (Volga basin), 50 km north of the Arsk railroad station on the KazanAgryz line. A glassworks has been in operation in Mariets since 1842.
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