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beloretsk

city, Bashkortostan, west-central Russia. It lies near the headwaters of the Belaya River, a tributary of the Kama. It was founded as a mining settlement in 1762 when a metallurgical factory was constructed nearby. Beloretsk remains a metallurgical centre and has medical and teachers colleges. It became a city in 1923. Pop. (2006 est.) 69,695.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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