The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Pizhanka Raion, Kirov Oblast, RSFSR. Located 138 km south of the Kotel’nich railroad junction, it has a flax mill and a butter factory.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.