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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 640 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PULKOVO, or PULKOWA, a village of Russia, in the government of St Petersburg, lo m. S. of the city of St Petersburg. Pop. 2000. It contains the Pulkovo observatory, on a hill 248 ft. high, in 59° 46' 18" N. and 30° 19' 40" E. It was built in 1833-1839.
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