The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city (since 1975) in Nishan Raion, Kashkadar’ia Oblast, Uzbek SSR; located in the Karshi Steppe. Railroad station on the Kagan-Dushanbe line. Population, 8,000 (1975).
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