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Caspian Sea

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Named after the ancient Caspii who lived on its southwestern shores, the Caspian is the world’s largest inland body of water. Geographically it is a lake, but it is big ...

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Caspian Sea

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 72 words.

Shallow salt lake, the world's largest inland body of water. The Caspian Sea is enclosed on three sides by Russia,

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Caspian Sea

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 56 words.

(Azeri: Khazar Denizi; Persian: Daryāye Khezer; Russian: Kaspiyskoye More) Khazarsk, Khvalynsk, Girkansk

Named after the ancient Kaspi people who used

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Caspian Sea

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 56 words.

Named after the ancient Kaspi people who used to inhabit the area to the west. The previous names also come

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Caspian Sea

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 60 words.

Named after the ancient Kaspi people who used to inhabit the area to the west. The previous names also come from local tribes, the last meaning ‘Country of the Wolves’. Although called a...

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Port Il'iç (Azerbaijan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 14 words.

A port on the Caspian Sea named after Vladimir Ilich Lenin.

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Bandar Torkmen (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

‘Port of the Turkomans.’ It lies on the Caspian Sea close to the border with Turkmenistan.

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Port Il'iç (Azerbaijan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 14 words.

A port on the Caspian Sea named after Vladimir Ilich Lenin.

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Bandar Torkmen (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

‘Port of the Turkomans.’ It lies on the Caspian Sea close to the border with Turkmenistan.

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Port Il’iç (Azerbaijan)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 14 words.

A port on the Caspian Sea named after Vladimir Ilich Lenin.

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Bandar Torkmen (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 23 words.

‘Port of the Turkomans.’ It lies on the Caspian Sea close to the border with Turkmenistan.

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Qazvin (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

A province, to the south of the Caspian Sea, and a town said to be named after the Cas, a

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Bābol (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

Named after the River Bābol on which it lies. Its former port, no longer usable after the Caspian Sea receded,

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Kalmykia

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 81 words.

Republic of the Russian Federation on the Caspian Sea, se European Russia; the capital is Elista. The region was made

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Dagestan

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 106 words.

Republic in the Russian Federation, bounded on the e by the Caspian Sea, se European Russia. The capital is

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Aryan

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 47 words.

Language of an ancient people in the region between the Caspian Sea and Hindu Kush mountains. About 1500 bc one

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Astrakhan

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 81 words.

City in s Russia, a port on the Caspian Sea, s Russia. It was developed by the Mongols in the

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Azerbaijan

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 621 words.

The Republic of Azerbaijan lies in E Transcaucasia, bordering the Caspian Sea to the E. The Caucasus Mountains are in

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Baku

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 69 words.

Capital of Azerbaijan, a port on the w coast of the Caspian Sea. A trade and craft centre in the

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Qazvin (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 31 words.

Kasvin/Casbin

A province, to the south of the Caspian Sea, and a town said to be named after the Cas,

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Bābol (Iran)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 33 words.

Named after the River Bābol on which it lies. Its former port, no longer usable after the Caspian Sea receded, is called Bābol Sar, previously Meshed-e Sar....

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