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Simferopolʹ (Ukraine)

LC control no.n 80159140
Geographic headingSimferopolʹ (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Simferopolʹ
Variant(s)Akmescit (Ukraine)
Aqmescit (Ukraine)
Akʺmesdzhit (Ukraine)
Found inUkraïna [MAP] 1992: (Simferopolʹ; capital of Respublika Krym)
NIS gaz., USSR: v. 6 (Simferopolʹ, popl.: 44°57ʹN, 34°00ʹE)
Qirimnin ̃sadiq qizlari, 2004: t.p. (Aqmescit)
SSSR, admin.-territ. delenie, 1977: p. 306 (Simferopolʹ; first referred to in 16th cent. as Ak-Mechetʹ [no publs. in LC data base], in 1784 officially designated as a city and renamed Simferopolʹ)
Ukr. rad ent︠s︡ykl.: v. 10, p. 193 (Simferopolʹ; center of Krymsʹka oblastʹ URSR; first mentioned in 16th cent. historical sources as Ak-Mechetʹ [no publs. in LC data base]. After unification of Crimea with Russia it was officially designated as the city of Simferopolʹ in 1784. In 1954 Krymsʹka oblastʹ transferred from RSFSR to Ukraine)
Crimean Tatar Home Page, 08-06-98 (Crimean Tatars are also referring to Simferopol by its earlier name of Akmescit)
Gasprinskiĭninʺ "Dzhanly" tarikhi 1883-1914, 1999: t.p. (Akʺmesdzhit)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 44°57ʹ00ʺN 034°06ʹ00ʺE)
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