Belorezk (Russian Белорецк, Bashkir Белорет / Beloret ) is a city in the Republic of Bashkortostan (Russia) with 68.806 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).
The city is situated in the Southern Urals, about 250 km southeast of the Republic capital Ufa on the Belaya, a left tributary of the Kama.
Belorezk is the administrative center of the homonymous Rajons.
The town was founded in 1762 as a settlement in which the merchant Ivan Twerdyschew ferrous Belorezki Sawod and received 1923 under the present name of a town.
Note: Census data (1897 and 1926 rounded)
Sons and daughters of the town
- Maria Kossinowa (* 1984), biathlete
- Liliya Schobuchowa ( b. 1977 ), athlete