The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in the Mongolian People’s Republic, situated on the Kerulen River; administrative center of the aimak of Khentei. Population, 7,400 (1963). Local industry includes food processing. Grains are raised in the surrounding countryside.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.