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En NameAlmetyevsk
Ru NameАльметьевск
Loc Name1Әлмәт
Loc Lang1Tatar
Image SkylineAlmetyevsk.jpg
Map Label Positionright
Image FlagCoat of Arms of Almetievsk (Tatarstan) (1987).png
Federal SubjectRepublic of Tatarstan
Inhabloc CatCity
Mun District JurAlmetyevsky Municipal District
Urban Settlement JurAlmetyevsk Urban Settlement
Representative BodyCity Duma
Area Km2115
Pop 2010census146309
Pop 2010census Rank117th
Pop 2002census140437
Pop 2002census Rank120th
Established Date1720
Postal Codes423450-423465
Dialing Codes8553
DateMay 2010

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Almetyevsk ( ; ), also spelled Almat and Elmet, is a city in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, located on the left bank of the Zay River (Kama's tributary) 265 km southeast of Kazan. Population: 77,000 (1969); 49,000 (1959).

Almetyevsk is one of the youngest cities in the republic. It was founded as an oil-processing settlement and given town status in 1953. Almetyevsk is an important center of Russia's oil industry. The Druzhba pipeline starts in Almetyevsk. Pipelines to Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, and Subkhankulovo also start in this city. The city houses several oil equipment plants producing pipes, pumps and other oil tools.

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