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Brody (Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹ, Ukraine)

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      • Brody (Ukraine)
      • Brody, Galicia
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      • found: Brody i Bridshchyna, 1988:t.p. (Brody)
      • found: BGN per phone, 10/2/89(Brody; ppl. 50°05ʹN 25°09ʹE; no variants)
      • found: GEOnet WWW, 10-16-96(hdg: Brody, ppl.: 50°05ʹ00ʺN, 25°09ʹ00ʺE)
      • found: LC PreMARC file(hdg.: Brody, Galicia)
      • found: Encyc. of Ukraine:v. 1, p. 300 (Brody, city and raion center in Lviv oblast. It was first mentioned in historical sources in the 12th century. In 1584 the town was granted Magdeburg law. From the mid 1800s to 1939 Brody was a country town. On 17-22 July 1944 the Ukrainian Division Galizien fought the Soviet army at the Battle of Brody)
      • found: Ukraïna, ohli︠a︡dova mapa, 1994:p. 31 (Brody)
      • found: Russian Brockhaus:v. 4, p. 695 (Brody, a town in Galit︠s︡īi︠a︡, on the border of Volynskai︠a︡ gubernīi︠a︡ near Lviv. During the 19th cent. it served as a porto-franko between Russian and Polish jurisdictions, and was the site of much contraband)
      • found: Rad. ent︠s︡ykl. istoriï Ukraïny, 1969:v. 1, 200 (Brody, a city in Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹ, and center of Brodivsʹkyĭ raĭon. First mentioned in sources of the 12th cent., during the 13th cent. it became part of the Halyt︠s︡ʹko-Volynsʹke kni︠a︡zivstvo. In the middle of the 14th cent. Brody was annexed by Poland, and from 1772 to 1918 it belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In 1919 Poland again seized Brody and although it was retaken in July 1920 by Soviet forces, in Sept. 1920 it became a permanent part of Poland. In 1939, as part of Western Ukraine, Brody was reunited with Soviet Ukraine)
      • found: Encyk. Powszechna:v. 3, p. 106 (Brody. a town in Galicia in Obwód Złoczowski, near the Russian border, famous as an economic trading center between Poland, Austria, and Russia)
      • found: GEOnet, viewed Jan. 29, 2013(Brody; PPL; 50°05ʹ16ʺN, 025°09ʹ01ʺE; in Lʹvivsʹka oblastʹ; lists 3 other places with the same name in different oblasts)
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      • 1989-10-05: new
      • 2013-01-30: revised
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