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Bohodukhiv (Ukraine)

LC control no.n 95062800
Geographic headingBohodukhiv (Ukraine)
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Geographic subdivision usageUkraine--Bohodukhiv
Variant(s)Bogodukhov (Ukraine)
Bohoduxiv (Ukraine)
Found inNash kraĭ--Bohodukhivshchyna, 1993: intro. (... Bohodukhivsʹkoï)
Ukr. rad. ent︠s︡ykl., 1972: v. 1. p. 502 (Bohodukhiv; loc. in Kharkivsʹka oblastʹ)
Ukraïna, masshtab 1:5 000 000 [MAP], 1993: (Bohodukhiv)
BGN gaz., USSR, 1970: v. 1, p. 488 (Bogodukhov; ppl., 50°10ʹN 35°32ʹE; loc. in the Ukraine)
GEOnet WWW, 09-13-96 (hdg.: Bogodukhov, ppl.; 50°09ʹ39ʺN, 35°30ʹ59ʺE)
Bohodukhiv, 1995: t.p. (Bohodukhiv) p. 3 (Bohodukhiv, an ancient Ukrainian settlement on the Merla River which was the site of Late Bronze Age and Scythian settlements. The town was established in 1662 by Ukrainians coming from the Right Bank Ukraine) p. 4 (Bogodukhov, an uyezd town in the Kharʹkovskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡, it was first described in sources of 1662. The town took its name from the first church which was called T︠S︡erkovʹ Boga Dukha Svi︠a︡togo. On the site of Bogodukhov was an earlier settlement named Diakovo Gorodishche [no publs. in LC data base] which was mentioned in sources of 1517. Because of frequent Tatar raids a fortress was built in Bogodukhov and the Akhtyrskiĭ kazachʹiĭ polk was stationed there. In 1780 Bogodukhov was an uyezd town in the Kharʹkovskoe namestnichestvo)
Encyc. of Ukraine: v. 1, p. 257 (Bohodukhiv [Bohoduxiv]. A city and raion center in Kharkiv oblast, on the Merlia River. It was first mentioned in 1571 as Diakiv citadel, a defense post against Tatar raids. The Bohodukhiv fortress was built in 1662. Bohodukhiv became a town in 1681, and a county center of Kharkiv Vicegerency (later Kharkiv Gubernia) in 1780)
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 50°09ʹ39ʺN 035°30ʹ59ʺE)
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