Southern Bug

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The Southern Bug, also called Southern Buh (Південний Буг, Pivdennyi Buh; Южный Буг, Yuzhny Bug), and sometimes Boh River, is a navigable river located in Ukraine.wikipedia
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Black Sea

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The source of the river is in the west of Ukraine, in the Volyn-Podillia Upland, about 145 km from the Polish border, from where it flows southeasterly into the Bug Estuary (Black Sea basin) through the southern steppes.
It is supplied by a number of major rivers, such as the Danube, Dnieper, Southern Bug, Dniester, Don, and the Rioni.

Vinnytsia

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Major cities on the Southern Bug are Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv (listed downstream, i.e. southwards).
is a city in west-central Ukraine, located on the banks of the Southern Bug.

Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

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Major cities on the Southern Bug are Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv (listed downstream, i.e. southwards).
Khmelnytskyi is located in the historic region of Podolia on the banks of the Buh River.

List of longest rivers of Ukraine

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It is the second-longest river in Ukraine.
The most notable rivers of Ukraine include: Dnieper, Dniester, Southern Buh, and Siversky Donets.

Transnistria Governorate

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Between 1941 and 1944 during World War II the Southern Bug formed the border between the German-occupied Ukraine and the Romanian-occupied part of Ukraine, called Transnistria.
The Transnistria Governorate (Guvernământul Transnistriei) was a Romanian-administered territory between the Dniester and Southern Bug, conquered by the Axis Powers from the Soviet Union during Operation Barbarossa and occupied from 19 August 1941 to 29 January 1944.

Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv Oblast

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Major cities on the Southern Bug are Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv (listed downstream, i.e. southwards).
It is located on the Southern Bug river which bisects the city.

Bug estuary

Southern Bug estuary
The source of the river is in the west of Ukraine, in the Volyn-Podillia Upland, about 145 km from the Polish border, from where it flows southeasterly into the Bug Estuary (Black Sea basin) through the southern steppes.
Bug estuary is an estuary of the Southern Bug.

Ukraine

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The Southern Bug, also called Southern Buh (Південний Буг, Pivdennyi Buh; Южный Буг, Yuzhny Bug), and sometimes Boh River, is a navigable river located in Ukraine.
The landscape of Ukraine consists mostly of fertile plains (or steppes) and plateaus, crossed by rivers such as the Dnieper (Dnipro), Seversky Donets, Dniester and the Southern Bug as they flow south into the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov.

Zaporozhian Sich

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Previously in the 18th century there had existed the Bohogard phalanx (Бoгоґардівська паланка, Bohogardivska palanka) as part of the Zaporizhian Sich centered in the city of Gard (today – a tract near Yuzhnoukrainsk).
Under the guidance of a starshyna named Lyakh, a conspiracy was formed among a group of 50 Cossacks to pretend to go fishing on the river Inhul next to the Southern Buh in the Ottoman provinces, and to obtain 50 passports for the expedition.

Inhul

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Inhul is a left tributary of the Southern Bug (Boh) and is the 14th longest river of Ukraine.

Kodyma River

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Kodyma is a right tributary of the Southern Buh river of Ukraine.

Mykolaiv

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Major cities on the Southern Bug are Khmelnytskyi, Vinnytsia, Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv (listed downstream, i.e. southwards). The Varvarivskyi Bridge over Southern Bug in Mykolayiv is a swing bridge (facilitating ship building) with Europe's largest span (134 m).
On 27 August 1789, Potemkin ordered its naming near the wharf at the mouth of the Ingul river, on a high, cool and breezy spot where the Ingul river meets the Southern Bug river.

Mykolaiv Oblast

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As of April 2018, freight navigation is renewed and active between the eastuary and the grain terminal in the village of Prybuzhany (located in Voznesensk Raion in central part of the Mykolaiv Oblast) newly-built by Nibulon.
Among main there are Southern Bug (Boh), Inhulets, and Berezan.

Swing bridge

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The Varvarivskyi Bridge over Southern Bug in Mykolayiv is a swing bridge (facilitating ship building) with Europe's largest span (134 m).
* Varvarivskyi Bridge over the Southern Bug in Mykolaiv, with Europe's longest span (134 m)

Vovk River

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It flows through the Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) of western Ukraine and is a tributary of the Southern Bug in the Black Sea basin.

Steppe

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The source of the river is in the west of Ukraine, in the Volyn-Podillia Upland, about 145 km from the Polish border, from where it flows southeasterly into the Bug Estuary (Black Sea basin) through the southern steppes.

World War II

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Between 1941 and 1944 during World War II the Southern Bug formed the border between the German-occupied Ukraine and the Romanian-occupied part of Ukraine, called Transnistria.

Herodotus

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Ancient Greek

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484–425 BCE) refers to the river using its ancient Greek name: Hypanis.

Migration Period

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During the Migration Period of the 5th to the 8th centuries CE the Southern Bug represented a major obstacle to all the migrating peoples in the area.

Cyrillic script

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The long-standing local Slavic name of the river, Boh (Cyrillic: Бог), may derive from a root meaning "rich" (бaгата, bahata).

Guillaume Le Vasseur de Beauplan

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The 17th-century French military engineer and geographer Guillaume Le Vasseur de Beauplan recorded the name of the river as Boh Ruthenian (Бог Руський, Boh Ruskyi).

Southern Ukraine

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From the 16th to the 18th centuries most of the Southern Ukraine formed part of the Crimean Khanate and/or of the Ottoman Empire; the river had the Turkic name Aq-su, meaning the "White river".

Crimean Khanate

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From the 16th to the 18th centuries most of the Southern Ukraine formed part of the Crimean Khanate and/or of the Ottoman Empire; the river had the Turkic name Aq-su, meaning the "White river".

Ottoman Empire

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From the 16th to the 18th centuries most of the Southern Ukraine formed part of the Crimean Khanate and/or of the Ottoman Empire; the river had the Turkic name Aq-su, meaning the "White river".