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Berestechko (Ukraine)

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Geographic headingBerestechko (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Berestechko
Variant(s)Berestechko, Russia
Beresteczko (Ukraine)
Found inBytva pid Berestechkom, 1993.
Ukr. rad. ent︠s︡ykl.: v. 1, p. 412 (Berestechko, a city in Horokhivsʹkyĭ raĭon in Volynsʹka oblastʹ. The city was under Polish rule during the 16th-18th centuries, but with the third partition of Poland in 1795 Berestechko became part of the Russian Empire. According to the treaty of 1921 ending the Polish-Russian Wars of 1920, Berestechko, as part of the Western Ukrainian lands was ceded to Poland. In 1939 the city was reunited with Ukraine)
Ukraïna [MAP] 1992: (Berestechko in Volynsʹka oblastʹ)
LC PreMARC file (hdg.: Berestechko, Russia)
Encyk. Powszechna: v. 2, p. 332 (Beresteczko; a city in Wołyńska gubernia established in 1547 by Fryderyk Hlebowicz Proński)
Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 1, p. 205 (Berestechko; a city in Horokhiv raion, Volhynia oblast, on the Styr River. From 1795 until 1917 Berestechko was part of the Russian Empire; from 1921 to 1939 it was part of Poland)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 50°21ʹ00ʺN 025°07ʹ00ʺE)
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