Ulan Ude

[oo-lahn oo-de]


a city in and the capital of the Buryat Autonomous Republic, in the SE Russian Federation in Asia, on the Selenga River.

Formerly Verkhneudinsk.

Buryat Autonomous Republic

or Buriat Autonomous Republic


an automomous republic in the Russian Federation in Asia, E of Lake Baikal. About 35,650 sq. mi. (351,300 sq. km). Capital: Ulan Ude.
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British Dictionary definitions for ulan-ude



an industrial city in SE Russia, capital of the Buryat Republic: an important rail junction. Pop: 361 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1934): Verkhne-Udinsk
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