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Sterlitamak

[stur-lit-uh-mak; Russian styir-lyi-tuh-mahk] /ˌstɜr lɪt əˈmæk; Russian styɪr lyɪ tʌˈmɑk/
noun
1.
a city in the Russian Federation in Europe, W of the Southern Urals.
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Sterlitamak

/Russian stjerlitəˈmak/
noun
1.
an industrial city in W Russia, in the Bashkir Republic. Pop: 268 000 (2005 est)
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Encyclopedia Article for Sterlitamak

city, Bashkortostan republic, western Russia. The city lies along the Belaya River at its confluence with the Sterlya. The small settlement of Ashkadarskaya Landing became the city of Sterlitamak in 1781, but it prospered only after 1940 with the development of the Volga-Urals oil field and local salt and limestone deposits. Sterlitamak's industries produce synthetic rubber, chemicals, soda ash, caustic soda, and cement. The city has a teacher-training institute. Pop. (1992 est.) 254,000.

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