A small historical reference
Salavat - one of the largest industrial centers of Bashkortostan, located the south of republic, on the left bank of the White River (a tributary of the Kama River). Date of establishment - 1948.
The city history begins with the construction of the country's largest petrochemical complex "Salavatnefteorgsintez" (plant number 18) for the production of high-pressure polyethylene, styrene, ammonia, butyl and fatty alcohols, and others. On the construction of the plant №18 were employed in the ranks of civil construction workers and inmates with prisoners of war - more than 25 thousand people. As the echoes of those times is now Salavat are three penal colonies.
In addition to the plant "Salavatnefteorgsintez" industrial base compelling cost factory producing technical glass of "Salavatsteklo" enterprise for production of concrete and mineral wool products, garment factory, hunting equipment and jerseys. There are food and wood processing industry.
Population: 153 973