http://www.bfcollection.net/cities/ukraine/kovel/kovel.html Boris Feldblyum Collection] ] Kovel ( _uk. Ковель, translit. "Kovel’", Polish: Kowel) is a
citylocated in the Volyn Oblast(province), in north-western Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Kovelsky Raion(district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast. It is located around coord|51|13|N|24|43|E|.
Kovel gives its name to one of the oldest
Runicinscriptions (now lost). Unearthed near the town in 1858, the Kovel spearhead contained a text in Gothic language( [http://www.arild-hauge.com/ru-e-rusland.htm illustration] ).
Kovel is the north-western hub of the Ukrainian rail system, with six rail lines radiating out from the city. The first of these was built in
1873, connecting the city with Brest-Litovskand Rivne. In 1877Kovel was linked by rail with Lublinand Warsawin Poland. The current estimated population is around 62,900 (as of 2004).
* [http://www.kowel.com.ua Official website]
* [http://www.bfcollection.net/cities/ukraine/kovel/kovel.html Historic images of Kovel]
* [http://sunsite.berkeley.edu:8085/x-ussr/100k/M-35-026.jpgSoviet topographic map 1:100 000]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Kovel — Ковель … Wikipédia en Français
KOVEL — KOVEL, town in Volhynia district, Ukraine; within Poland until the end of the 18th century, passed to Russia until 1918, and within Poland again until 1939. A Jewish community is known to have existed there from 1536, when Kovel received… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Kovel — Ковель (Russian, Ukrainian), Kowel (Polish), Kovl קאָװל (Yiddish) … Names of cities in different languages
Kovel — Escudo de Kovel de 1852. Kovel (en ucraniano: Ковель; en polaco: Kowel) es una ciudad ucraniana perteneciente al óblast de Volyn. Es el centro de raión de Kovel. Esta situada al noroeste de Lutsk a las orillas del rio Turiya. Contenido … Wikipedia Español
Kovel' — Original name in latin Kovel’ Name in other language Kovel, Kovel , Kovel’, Kowel, Ковель State code UA Continent/City Europe/Kiev longitude 51.21526 latitude 24.70867 altitude 172 Population 66400 Date 2012 04 05 … Cities with a population over 1000 database
Kovel, Ralph Mallory — ▪ 2009 American antiques expert born Aug. 20, 1920, Milwaukee, Wis. died Aug. 28, 2008, Cleveland, Ohio popularized the finding and collecting of antiques and other collectibles by making the hobby accessible to ordinary people with an… … Universalium
Joel Kovel — (born 27 August 1936) is an American politician, academic, writer and eco socialist. A practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst until the mid 1980s, he has lectured in psychiatry, anthropology, political science and communication studies. He has … Wikipedia
Raïon de Kovel — (Ковельський район) Armoiries du raïon … Wikipédia en Français
Ralph Kovel — Ralph Mallory Kovel (20 August 1920 – 28 August 2008) was an American author of 97 books and guides to antiques, co authored with his wife, Terry Horvitz Kovel. They wrote a nationally syndicated collectibles column that began in 1955.Life and… … Wikipedia
Leonid Kovel — Infobox Football biography playername = Leonid Kovel fullname = Leonid Leonidovich Kovel dateofbirth = birth date and age|1986|07|29|df=y cityofbirth = Minsk countryofbirth = Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union height = height|m=1.79 currentclub = FC… … Wikipedia