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Sumy (Ukraine)

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Geographic headingSumy (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Sumy
Variant(s)Sumy, Ukraine
Sumi (Ukraine)
Found inDolhin, H. Sumy, 1963.
GeoNET, 10-19-98 (Sumy, pp.: 50°55ʹ11ʺN, 34°46ʹ55ʺE)
BGN gaz., USSR (Sumy, ppl.: 50°54ʹN, 34°48ʹE)
Shtetl seeker, 10-19-98 (Sumy; 50°54ʹ / 34°48ʹ; 190.2 miles ENE of Kiev)
Atlas avtomobilʹnykh shli︠a︡khiv Ukraïny, 1997: p. 33 (Sumy)
Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 5, p. 103-104 (Sumy, a city at the confluence of the Psol and Sumka rivers and an oblast center. It was founded in 1652 by peasants and Cossacks from the Bila Tserkva Regiment in Right-Bank Ukraine led by H. Kondratiev as a fortress to protect the territory from the Tatars. It was the center of Sumy Regiment (1658-1765) and the seat of administration for all the regiments of Slobidska Ukraine (1732-43). It then became the center of Sumy Province of Slobidska Ukraine Gubernia (1765-80) and a county center in Kharkiv Viceregency (1780-96), and Slobidska Ukraine Gubernia (1796-1835), and Kharkiv Gubernia (1835-1923). During the Soviet period Sumy was an okruha center (1923-30), a raion center of Kharkiv Oblast, and then an oblast center from 1939)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 50°55ʹ11ʺN 034°46ʹ55ʺE;)
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