The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement, center of Vulkaneshty Raion, Moldavian SSR, located 7 km from the railroad stop of Vulkaneshty (on the Bessarabskaia-Reni line). Population, 14,100 (1968). The settlement has a winery and creamery.
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