The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in the Komi ASSR, under the jurisdiction of the Ukhta city soviet; located 55 km east of the Sosnogorsk station on the Kotlas-Vorkuta railroad line. Oil and gas are extracted in the settlement.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.