Sites & cities that bear the name of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi


Today in : Ukraine
First trace of activity : 1261 C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Mauricastro, Maurocastrum, Album Castrum, Moncastro, Turla, Akkerman, Білгород-Дністровський, Cetatea Albă, Бе́лгород-Днестро́вский

Description : Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Ukrainian: Білгород-Дністровський, Romanian: Cetatea Albă, Russian: Бе́лгород-Днестро́вский, Hungarian: Dnyeszterfehérvár ), formerly known as Akkerman (see naming section below), is a city and port situated on the right bank of the Dniester Liman (on the Dniester estuary leading to the Black Sea) in Odessa Oblast of southwestern Ukraine, in the historical region of Bessarabia. Administratively, Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi is incorporated as a town of oblast significance. It also serves as the administrative center of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Raion, one of twenty-six districts of Odessa Oblast, though it is not a part of the district. It is a location of a big freight seaport. Population: 50,086 (2015 est.)

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