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Pulkovo

PULKOVO, or PULKOWA, a village of Russia, in the government of St Petersburg, 10 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.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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