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Minsk (Belarus)

LC control no.n 79116460
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingMinsk (Belarus)
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Geographic subdivision usageBelarus--Minsk
Variant(s)Minsk (Byelorussian S.S.R.)
Myensk (Belarus)
Myenyesk (Belarus)
Mensk (Belarus)
Mansk (Belarus)
Мінск (Belarus)
Минск (Belarus)
Associated countryBelarus
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Old catalog heading: Minsk
Found inBGN per phone, 10-13-92 (Minsk; popl. 52°54ʹN, 27°34ʹE; name has not chgd.; proposed but not authorized: Mensk)
Nat. Geogr. Soc. Russia and the newly independent nations of the former USSR [MAP] March, 1992: (Minsk; capital of Belarus)
Narysy z historyi belaruskaha mastatstva, 1993: t.p. (Minsk) 1928 reprint t.p. (Mensk)
GEOnet, 01-20-99 (Minsk; popl. 52°54ʹ00ʺN, 27°34ʹ00ʺE; not a conventional name)
Jewish shtetl seeker, 01-20-99 (Minsk, 53°54ʹN, 27°34ʹE, 00. mile N. of Minsk; variants: Myensk, Myenyesk)
Encyc. Brit. on-line, 01-2-99 (Minsk (Mansk, Mensk); capital of Belarus first mentioned in sources of 1067. Became part of Lithuanian Grand Duchy and later part of Poland. Eventually Minsk was annexed into Russian Empire as capital of White Russia [Mīnskai︠a︡ gubernīi︠a︡])
The world factbook, via WWW, September 2, 2015 (under Belarus: capital: Minsk; geographic coordinates: 53 54 N, 27 34 E)
Wikipedia, September 2, 2015 (Minsk (Belarusian: Мінск = Minsk; Russian: Минск = Minsk) is the capital and largest city of Belarus; administrative centre of Minsk Region (voblast) and Minsk raion (district); 53°54ʹN 27°34ʹE)
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