The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Ordubad Raion, Nakhichevan’ ASSR. It is situated on the western slopes of the Zangezur Range, 44 km north of the Aza railroad station on the Baku-Yerevan line. Complex and molybdenum ores are mined in the area.
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