Definitions for blagoveshchenskˌblɑ gəˈvɛʃ ɛnsk, -tʃɛnsk
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Bla•go•ve•shchenskˌblɑ gəˈvɛʃ ɛnsk, -tʃɛnsk(n.)
a city in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Amur River. 202,000.
Category: Geography (places)
A city in Siberia, Russia, on the border with China, the administrative centre of Amur Oblast.
Origin: Благовещение, named after the Church of Annunciation.
Blagoveshchensk is a city and the administrative center of Amur Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Amur and Zeya Rivers, opposite to the Chinese city of Heihe. Population: 214,390; 219,221; 205,553. The Amur has formed Russia's border with China since the 1858 Aigun Treaty and 1860 Treaty of Peking. The area north of the Amur had previously belonged to Imperial China.
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