[os-uh-peng-koh; Russian uh-syi-pyen-kuh]
former name of Berdyansk.
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city and port, southeastern Ukraine. It lies along the Berdyansk Gulf of the Sea of Azov. Founded in 1827, the city is a holiday and health resort. Its industries have included engineering, oil processing, flour milling, and fishing. Pop. (2001) 121,692; (2005 est.) 119,290.

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