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an urban-type settlement in Zhitkovichi Raion, Gomel’ Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Turov is situated on the Pripiat’ River, 30 km from the Zhitkovichi railroad station on the Luninets-Kalinkovichi line. It is a river port. The machine shop for a food-processing combine is located in the city, as is a museum of local lore.

An ancient Russian city, Turov was first mentioned in a chronicle entry for the year A.D. 980. In the 11th and 12th centuries it was the capital of the Turov-Pinsk Principality, and in the 12th century Bishop Kirill of Turov resided in the city. The Grand Duchy of Lithuania seized Turov in the 14th century. The city came under Russian jurisdiction in 1793.


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Zhuchkevich, V. A., A. Ia. Malyshev, and N. E. Rogozin. Goroda i sela Belomsskoi SSR: Istoriko-geograficheskie ocherki. Minsk, 1959.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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