Online Encyclopedia

PRZHEVALSK

Online Encyclopedia
Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 534 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
Spread the word: del.icio.us del.icio.us it!
PRZHEVALSK, formerly Karakol (renamed in 1889), a town of Russian Turkestan, in the province of Semiryechensk, 8 m. S.E. of Lake Issyk-kul. Nikolai Przhevalsky (Przevalsky q.v.), the Russian explorer in Central Asia, died here in 1889, and a monument has been erected to his memory. It is a growing town, and had in 1897 a population of 7985.
End of Article: PRZHEVALSK
[back]
PRZEMYSL
[next]
PSALM (from the Gr. word * hXAew, to play the harp)...

Additional information and Comments

There are no comments yet for this article.
» Add information or comments to this article.
Please link directly to this article:
Highlight the code below, right click and select "copy." Paste it into a website, email, or other HTML document.