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SALYANY

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Originally appearing in Volume V24, Page 104 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SALYANY, a town of Russian Transcaucasia, in the government of Baku, 8o m. S.S.W. from Baku, on the river Kura, and on an island of the same name. In 1897 its population was l o,168, chiefly Tatars. It is a fishing centre, where thousands of workers gather from all parts of Russia during the season. Salyany was annexed to Russia in the 18th century, but was retaken by the Persians, and only became Russian finally in 1813.
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