The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Pudozh Raion, Karelian ASSR. Shal’skii has a port—Shala—on the eastern shore of Lake Onega, at the mouth of the Vodla River. Industry is represented by the Pudozh Sawmill, the Steklianskii Timber-rafting Enterprise, and a fish-processing station of the Petrozavodsk Fish-processing Combine.

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