The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Severoural’sk city soviet. It is located on the eastern slopes of the Urals, 7 km from Severoural’sk. Pokrovsk-Ural’skii is the terminus of a railroad branch line from Serov. Iron ore is mined in the area, and the settlement has a logging and timber distribution establishment.

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