Abdulino (Russian Абдулино ) is a town with 20.173 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ) in Russia in the Orenburg Oblast, near the border with the Republic of Bashkortostan. It is located at Tiris ( a small tributary of the Ik in the river system of the Volga), approximately 280 km north- west of the regional capital Orenburg.


Abdulino was first mentioned in 1795; the place name goes back to a former village elders name Abdullah Jakupow, which must have belonged to one of the Turkic peoples settled in this area. Initially called the village Abdulowo and counted only 37 souls, since 1811 the city took on its current name.

A significant economic importance was Abdulino until the end of the 19th century with the construction of the railway line from Samara to Ufa The now convenient position sparked a growth of population and industry from; 1895 was in place a factory for the processing of buckwheat, a short time later followed by other enterprises for processing agricultural products. 1923 Abdulino received city rights.


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Economy and Transport

Today Abdulino is especially an important railway junction on the main line from Moscow to Chelyabinsk, which is why a considerable part of the urban population in the Russian state railway operates. Additional information is found in the city, among other diverse businesses in the food industry.