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Petrozavodsk (Russia)

LC control no.n 80049562
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Geographic headingPetrozavodsk (Russia)
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Geographic subdivision usageRussia (Federation)--Petrozavodsk
Variant(s)Petroskoi (Russia)
Petrosawodsk (Russia)
Petrozavodsk, Russia.
Petrozawodzk (Russia)
Äänislinna (Russia)
Petrozavodsk (R.S.F.S.R.)
Special notePetrozavodsk founded in 1703
Found inKulomaa, J. Äänislinna, 1989: t.p. (Petroskoin ...; called Äänislinna during Finnish occupation, 1941-1944)
BGN gaz., USSR: (Petrozavodsk; popl.: 61°49ʹN, 34°20ʹE)
Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 3rd ed.: v. 19, p. 493 (Petrozavodsk; capital of Karelʹskai︠a︡ oblastʹ; since 1777 a district (uyezd) town; from 1784-1796 a government (gubernskiĭ) town and center of Olonet︠s︡koe namestnichestvo; from 1801 the center of Olonet︠s︡kai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡. Soviet power established there in Jan. 1918; from 1920 the center of Karelʹskai︠a︡ trudovai︠a︡ kommuna; from 1923 the center of Karelʹskai︠a︡ ASSR. From 1941 to 1944 the city was occupied by Finnish troops, but liberated by Soviet Army in 1944)
LC Russian books file, 02-21-96 (1995 hdg.: Petrozavodsk, Karelii︠a︡)
Russia and the newly independent nations of the former USSR [MAP] March, 1993: (Petrozavodsk)
Rosja i jej sąsiedzi [MAP] 1993: (Petrozawodzk)
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