an urban-type settlement in Al’sheevskii Raion, Bashkir ASSR. Shafranovo is situated on the right bank of the Kursak River (a left tributary of the Dema River), 137 km southwest of Ufa. It has a railroad station on the Ufa-Kuibyshev line. The settlement has a factory that makes tapestries and carpets. Limestone is mined in the area.
Shafranovo is a climatic health resort that provides koumiss treatment. Summers are warm (average July temperature, 19°C), and winters are moderately cold (average January temperature, –15°C). Annual precipitation is 415 mm. Shafranovo has a tuberculosis sanatorium.