Kurgan, city, southwestern Siberian Russia, on the Tobol River. It is the capital of Kurgan Oblast. Located in a rich agricultural region, the city is an industrial and commercial center served by the Trans-Siberian Railroad. Manufactures include agricultural machinery and processed food. Kurgan, founded in the early 17th century, grew as an economic center in the late 19th century. The city's name, Russian for “tumulus,” or “burial mound,” refers to ancient burial mounds in the area. Population (1999 estimate) 365,400.
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Its in Russia/Siberia. The Ural region. Kurgan is the capitol of the Kurganskaya oblast or region.
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"Kurgan 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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