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a city in Sverdlovsk Oblast, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Verkhniaia Pyshma city council. Population, 18,000 (1974). Sredneural’sk is situated on Lake Iset’, 6 km from the Shuvakish railroad station (on the Sverdlovsk-Nizhnii Tagil line). The city has a hydroelectric power plant, a plant for the production of metal structural members, a wood-products plant, a plant for the production of reinforced concrete, and a poultry farm.

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