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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city and the administrative center of Usol’e Raion, Perm’ Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the right bank of the Kama River, opposite the city of Berezniki. A bridge across the Kama is under construction (1977). Founded in 1606 as a salt-producing center, Usol’e has food-processing and light-industry enterprises.

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