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Almetyevsk is the fourth densely populated and important city of Tatarstan. Its population makes 157 thousand people (as of 2012).

Almetyevsk is located 39 km away from Leninogorsk and its largest Romashkinsky Field of the Volga-Ural Province in the south of Tatarstan. Today the Romashkinsky Field is one of the largest oil fields in the world.

It is located in Prikamye, on the slopes of Bugulma-Belebey Upland, on the left bank of River Zai (an inflow of Kama), 16 km to the northwest from the Almetyevskaya railway station, 279 km to the southeast from Kazan. It is a big highway junction.

The territory of Almetyevsk makes 115 sq.km.

History of Almetyevsk

Almetyevsk was founded as a village in the 17th century. Due to the discovery and development of oil fields Almetyevo Village was transformed into the town of Almetyevsk in 1953. Its name descended from the Bashkir personal name Almet.

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Almetyevsk
  (Republic of Tatarstan (Tatarstan))

Cities of the region

    Kazan
    Buinsk
    Bugulma
    Yelabuga
    Nizhnekamsk
    Zelenodolsk
    Naberezhnye Chelny


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