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Rakhiv (Ukraine)

LC control no.n 86125981
Geographic headingRakhiv (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Rakhiv
Variant(s)Rakhovo (Ukraine)
Rachov (Ukraine)
Rakhov (Ukraine)
Found inNeumann, S. K. Enciány s Popa Ivana, 1933: t.p. (rachovska)
Ukraïna [MAP] 1992: (Rakhiv, city in Zakarpatsʹka oblastʹ)
Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 4, p. 313-314 (Rakhiv; city and raion center in Transcarpathia [Zakarpatsʹka] oblast. First mentioned in historical documents of 1474, it was situated on the trade route between Galicia and Transylvania, Moldavia and Hungary. In 1920 Rakhiv was transferred from Hungary to Czechoslovakia, and in 1945 it was annexed to the Ukrainian SSR. It achieved city status in 1958)
BGN 7-2-86 (Rakhov; ppl. 48°03ʹN, 24°12ʹE; variants: Rakhovo, Rachov, Rakhiv)
Geographic area codee-un---