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Beloretsk

Beloretsk

Beloretsk, city (1989 pop. 72,000), in Bashkortostan, W Siberian Russia, in the Urals and on the Belaya River. One of the oldest industrial cities of the Urals region, Beloretsk is a metallurgical center, with industries that produce steel wire and cables. The city has medical and pedagological institutes. Beloretsk was founded in 1762.
Beloretsk (Белоре́цк) is a town in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia, situated on the Belaya River. Population: 71,093 (2002 Census). Geographical coordinates: .

History

Beloretsk was founded in 1762 as a settlemet around the newly constructed Beloretsk iron works on the Belaya River. Town status was granted in 1923.

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