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Сity in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located 96 kilometers (60 mi) west of Chelyabinsk, on the eastern slope of the Southern Ural Mountains, on the bank of the river Miass. Population: 147,995 (2021 Census). The name Miass is taken from the Bashkirs (Bashkir: Мейәс), the indigenous inhabitants of these places, with the root of the word meaning "water" or "friend".
It was founded in 1773 as a copper mining factory. During the 19th century, the development was driven by the discovery of the richest gold deposits in the Urals. Average annual extraction of gold from the Miass region was about 640 kilograms (1,410 lb). In the mid-19th century, the volume of gold mining went down, and the development of Miass also slowed. Town status was granted to Miass in 1923. In 1941, an automobile factory (which still operates as UralAZ) was built.

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  • Miass, latuha (guest) wrote 11 years ago:
    comet, meteor 15.02.2013
  • prospekt Oktyabrya, 4, Guest (guest) wrote 12 years ago:
    СОБСТВЕННИК сдам комнату (13 кв. м.) пр. Октября,4-4. 3700 в мес. все включено. предоплата за 1 месяц.заключаю договор аренды звоните с 18-00 до 21-00 89026020042, 54-92-91
  • ulitsa Bogdana Khmelnitskogo, 60, Андрей (guest) wrote 13 years ago:
    Это дом 60, а не 54
  • Market, domtonic (guest) wrote 16 years ago:
    This is the market of the city and romantic cowboy food.
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