Tinaki

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tinaki

 

a pelotherapeutic health resort in the RSFSR, situated 12 km from Astrakhan. Summers are very warm (average July temperature, 25°C), while winters are mild (average January temperature, –7°C). Annual precipitation is 200 mm. The resort uses sediment mud and salt water from Tinakskoe Lake in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous systems, as well as gynecological disorders. Tinaki’s facilities include a sanatorium and a mud treatment facility.

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