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Poltava (Ukraine)

LC control no.n 80025730
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingPoltava (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Poltava
Variant(s)Pultava (Ukraine)
Pultowa (Ukraine)
Oltava (Ukraine)
Połtawa (Ukraine)
Found inSerczyk, W.A. Połtawa 1709, 1982: t.p. (Połtawa)
SSSR, admin.-territ. delenie, 1977: p. 319 (Poltava, first mentioned in chronicles of 1174)
Ukr. rad. ent︠s︡ykl.: v. 8, p. 490 (Poltava administrative center of Poltavsʹka oblastʹ; 1st named Ltava in 1174 [no publs. in LC data base]; was not called Poltava until 15th cent.; after 1569 under Polish rule until 1654 when it became part of Russian Empire; site of 1709 battle with Swedes; from 1802 was admin. center of Poltavsʹka hubernii︠a︡)
Ukraïna [MAP] 1992: (Poltava)
BGN gaz., USSR: (Poltava, POPL: 49°35ʹN, 36°34ʹE)
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