The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Taishet Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR, situated on the Biriusa River (Angara basin). The center of a lumber industry, it has a railroad station on the Reshoty-Boguchany line.
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