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Tartu (Estonia)

LC control no.n 79043884
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingTartu (Estonia)
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Geographic subdivision usageEstonia--Tartu
Variant(s)I︠U︡rʹev (Estonia)
Dorpat (Estonia)
Derpt (Estonia)
Yuriev (Estonia)
Yurev (Estonia)
Jurjew (Estonia)
Juriev (Estonia)
Jurev (Estonia)
Dorpt (Estonia)
Torpatum (Estonia)
Durbetum (Estonia)
Terpata (Estonia)
Tartolin (Estonia)
Tartoma (Estonia)
Iourief (Estonia)
Biography/History noteOriginally named I︠U︡rʹev, then after conquest by Germans known as Dorpt. Later resumed orginal name of I︠U︡rʹev. During 1920's renamed again as Tartu
Associated countryEstonia
Found inBGN gaz., USSR: (Tartu; popl.: 58°23ʹN, 26°43ʹE)
Russia and newly independent nations of the former USSR [MAP] March, 1993: (Tartu)
Geographic area codee-er---