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Bilhorod-Dnistrovsʹkyĭ (Ukraine)


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    • Bilhorod (Ukraine)
    • Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy (Ukraine)
    • Belgorod (Ukraine)
    • Belgorod na Dnestre (Ukraine)
    • Belgorod-Dnestrovskiĭ (Ukraine)
    • Cetatea Albă (Ukraine)
    • Akkerman (Ukraine)
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    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Belgorod-Dnestrovskiĭ (Ukraine)
    • Sources

      • found: Kravchenko, A. A. Srednevekovyĭ Belgorod na Dnestre ... 1986.
      • found: Ukraïna [MAP] 1992:(Bilhorod-Dnistrovsʹkyĭ, city in Odesʹka oblastʹ)
      • found: Encyc. of Ukraine:v. 1, p. 227-7 (Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi; city in Southern Bessarabia and a raion center in Odessa oblast. In 600 BC this was the Greek colony of Tyras [no publs. in LC data abse]. In the 9th cent. it was a city of the Tivertsian and Ulychian tribes named Bilhorod. During the 13th cent. it was part of the Pricipality of Galicia-Volhynia. In the 14th cent. it was ruled by the Genoese and renamed Montecastro [no publs. in LC data base], and during the 15th cent. it became part of the Moldavian principality. In 1484 the Turks captured the city and renamed it Akkerman [no publs. in LC data base]. During the 17th-18th cents. it was the seat of the Bilhorod Horde. In 1812 it came under Russian rule; from 1918 to 1940 it belonged to Rumania and was renamed Cetatea Albā [no publs. in LC data base]. In 1940 it became part of the USSR, and during 1944 it was renamed Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi)
      • found: Ukr. rad. ent︠s︡ykl:v. 1, p. 110 (Akerman [no publs. in LC data base] in Romania; was the name of Bilhorod-Dnitrovsʹkyĭ until 1944, when as part of the USSR it resumed its earlier name)
      • found: U.S. Geog. Names Div. Gazetteer no. 42--U.S.S.R., 1970:v. 1, p. 373 (Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy; popl. pl.; 46°12ʹN, 30°21ʹE)
      • found: LC data base, 10-8-87(hdg.: Belgorod-Dnestrovskiĭ, Ukraine; usage: Belgorod)
      • found: Cetatea Albă, 1998.
      • found: Akkerman Benevolent Association, 1950:t.p. (Akkerman)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009(ppl; 46°12ʹ00ʺN 030°21ʹ00ʺE)
    • Change Notes

      • 1987-10-13: new
      • 2010-05-16: revised
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