The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in China, in Hupeh Province. Population, more than 100,000 (1971). Shashih, a port on the left bank of the Yangtzu River, produces textiles, flour, chemicals, wood products, paper, and ceramics.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.