an urban-type settlement in Melekess Raion, Ul’ianovsk Oblast, RSFSR. It is a landing on the right bank of the Bol’shoi Cheremshan (Volga basin) and is situated 45 km southwest of the Dimitrovgrad railroad station on the Ul’ianovsk-Ufa line. A branch of the Ul’ianovsk Communist Youth International Knitwear Factory is located there.