Ulan-Ude

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Type Settlement
Usage Russian
Scripts Улан-Удэ(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. uw-lan-uw-DEH
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Meaning & History

From Buryat Улаан-Үдэ (Ulaan-Ude) meaning "red Uda", derived from Buryat улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and Үдэ (Ude) referring to the Uda River. The name was originally given to reflect the Soviet Union's communist ideology. This is the name of the capital of the Russian republic of Buryatia.
Added 5/22/2016 by highexpectasians
Edited 9/12/2021 by lezginkas and highexpectasians


See Also

User submissions Ułan Ude, Ulán-Udé, Ulan Udė, Ulan-Udè