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THENEW YORK PUBLICAT

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THENEWYORK PUBLICLIBRARY

ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS,

THE

GENERAL GAZETTEER;

OR,

COMPENDIOUS

GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY.

ABA

AARBERG, see ARBERG; and for several other names beginning with AA, see the single A.

AARDENBURG, a town of Holland, in the; province of Zeeland, 10 m NE Bruges in Belgium; P. 1100.

AARGAU, a canton of Switzerland, containing 650 square m; P. 152,000: the capital has the same name.

AARHUUS, Denmark, one of the four bishoprics of North Jutland; P. 140,000. AARHUUS, OF ARHUSEN, a seaport of Denmark, on the E coast of North Jutland, the capital of the bishopric, 35 m SE by E Viborg: it has a good trade in corn, &c.: Lg. 10.15 E, Lt. 56.10 N.

AARONSBURG, a post township of North America, United States, state of Pennsylvania, the centre county.

AARON'S ISLAND, situate on the NW coast of France, on which is the town of

St. Malo.

ABACA, OF LUCAYO, an island of North America, one of the largest of the Bahamas, at the SE end of Little Bahama bank. Little Harbour, at the E point, has good anchorage: Lg. 77.14 w, Lt. 26.22 N.

ABACH, a town of Bavaria, with a citadel, situated near the Danube, 9 m ssw Regensburg: Roman antiquities, mineral springs.

ABADE, a village of Africa, Egypt, on the left bank of the Nile, 80 m s Cairo. ABADEH, a town of Asia, Persia, in the province of Fars; P. 5000.

ABAKANSKOI-OSTROG, a palisaded town of Asia, Russia, Siberia, in the government

:

ABB

of Tomsk and district of Crasnoïarsk, on the sandy banks of the river Ienissei, subject to inundations; founded in 1707; P. 1400:

Lg. 91.14 E, Lt. 54.0 N.

ABALAK, a town of Russia, in the government of Tobolsk, seated on the river Irtyche, and celebrated on account of an image of the Virgin Mary, annually carried with great pomp to Tobolsk, distant 13 m Nw.

ABANCAY, the capital of a province of South America, Peru, 60 m Nw Cuzco. ABANO, a town of Austria, Italy, Venice, 5 m sw Padua : hot sulphuric baths;

P. 3000.

ABASA, ABASCIA, or ABYAS; see Abkhazy.

ABBARABAD, a town and fort of Asia, Persian Armenia, in Erivan, on the river Aras, 7 m s Nakhjuwan.

ABBERFORD, a town of England, county York, situated on the river Cook, 16 m sw York, and 186 m N by w London: market on Wednesday; P. of town 644; of parish 925.

ABBEVILLE, a post town of France, department Somme, situated on the river Soinme, 50 m s Calais, or 144 postes by post road Calais to Paris: it has manufactures of velvet, cotton, linen and woollen cloths, carpets, &c.; contains 14 churches; P. 36,250.

ABBEVILLE, a county of North America, United States, state South Carolina: chief town of the same name, situate on the river Savannah.

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