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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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 Tisu’ Raion, Kemerovo Oblast, RSFSR. Located 45 km south of the Tiazhin railroad station on the Trans-Siberian Railroad and 270 km northeast of Kemerovo. There is gold mining in the area, as well as logging and wood processing.

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