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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)Ltava (Ukraine)
Połtawa (Ukraine)
Pultava (Ukraine)
Pultowa (Ukraine)
Oltava (Ukraine)
Полтава (Ukraine)
Special noteNon-Latin script reference not evaluated.
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)
Britannica, online, August 30, 2022 (Poltava; archaeological evidence dates the city from the 8th to the 9th century, although the first documentary reference is from 1174, when it was variously known as Oltava or Ltava)
BGN gaz., USSR: (Poltava, POPL: 49°35ʹN, 36°34ʹE)
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