The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Nizhneilimsk Raion, Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR. Situated on the Vidim River, which flows into the Bratsk Reservoir. Railroad station on the Taishet-Lena line. Population, 3,300 (1969). There is timber procurement. [5-85-1 ]
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