/serr"peuh kawf', -kof'/; Russ. /syerdd"pooh kheuhf/, n.
a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, S of Moscow. 140,000.

* * *

also spelled  Serpuchov 

      city, Moscow oblast (province), western Russia, on the Nara River at its confluence with the Oka. Founded in 1374 as a stronghold protecting Moscow from attack by the Tatars (Tatar), who sacked it in 1382 and 1408, modern Serpukhov is a major textile (cotton and artificial silk) city; engineering is also important. Pop. (1991 est.) 141,200.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Serpukhov — ( ru. Серпухов) is an old town in Moscow Oblast, Russia, which is situated at the confluence of the Oka and the Nara Rivers. It is located 99 km (60 miles) south from Moscow on the Moscow mdash;Simferopol highway. The Moscow mdash;Tula railway… …   Wikipedia

  • Serpukhov — Original name in latin Serpukhov Name in other language SERPUKHOV, Serpoechov, Serpuchov, Serpuchow, Serpuhhov, Serpuhov, Serpukhov, Serpuov, Sierpuchow, Sierpukhovo, seleupuhopeu, СЕРПУХОВ, Серпухов State code RU Continent/City Europe/Moscow… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Serpukhov — /serr peuh kawf , kof /; Russ. /syerdd pooh kheuhf/, n. a city in the W Russian Federation in Europe, S of Moscow. 140,000 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Church of Our Savior Not Made by Hands in Serpukhov — …   Wikipedia

  • Серпухов — (Serpukhov)Serpukhov, индустриальный (текстильный) город в Европейской России, к Ю. от Москвы; 144000 жителей (1990) …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Серпухов — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Серпухов (значения). Город Серпухов …   Википедия

  • Moscow Oblast — Московская область (Russian)   Oblast   …   Wikipedia

  • Vladimir the Bold — Vladimir Andreyevich the Bold (Lang ru|Владимир Андреевич Храбрый, July 15, 1353 ndash; 1410) was the most famous prince of Serpukhov. His moniker alludes to his many military exploits committed in the wars waged by his cousin, Dmitri Donskoi of… …   Wikipedia

  • Улица Володарского (Серпухов) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Улица Володарского. Улица Володарского Серпухов …   Википедия

  • Sérpujov — Серпухов Sérpujov Bandera …   Wikipedia Español

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.