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Kurgan

Kurgan (kōōrgän´), city (1989 pop. 356,000), capital of Kurgan region, W Siberian Russia, on the Tobol River. Kurgan is the important junction of the western branches of the Trans-Siberian RR. Its factories produce agricultural and road-building equipment, machine tools, and food products. Kurgan became a town in the 17th cent. There are many ancient burial mounds (Turkic Kurgan) in the area.

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kurgan a prehistoric burial mound or barrow of a type found in southern Russia and the Ukraine.

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