Buzuluk ( _ru. Бузулу́к) is a town in Orenburg Oblast, Russia, located on the Samara, Buzuluk, and Domashka Rivers 246 km north-west of Orenburg. Population: 88,500 (2005 est.), 87,286 (2002 Census); 83,994 (1989 Census).

It was founded in 1736 as the fortress of Buzulukskaya ( _ru. Бузулу́кская) on the Samara River near the source of the Buzuluk River along Russia's southern frontier. It was later moved to its current place near the source of the Domashka River. It was granted town status in 1781.

Buzuluk is famous as the base of the 1st Czechoslovakian Independent Field Battalion - the Czechoslovakian army unit that fought alongside the Red Army during WW II when Czechoslovakia was occupied by the Germans.

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