Tuimasy ( Bashkir and Russian Туймазы ) is a city in the Republic of Bashkortostan (Russia) with 66 836 inhabitants (as of October 14, 2010 ).


The city is located in the southern Uralvorland, about 145 km west of the capital Ufa Republic of the river Ussen in the river system of the Kama.

Tuimasy is the Oblast administratively subordinated directly and as the administrative center of the homonymous Rajons.


The place was built in 1910-1912 as a station settlement in the construction of the railway line Simbirsk - Ufa (now Starye Tuimasy, Alt- Tuimasy ) named after the nearby village. The development took a major upswing with the discovery of an oil field in 1937, when a workers' settlement was established. 1960 Tuimasy received city rights.


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