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Ostrov

Ostrov means "island" in several Slavic languages and in Romanian.

Ostrov may refer to:

Ostrov (Chrudim District)
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Ostrov is a small village in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. It has 9 inhabitants.

Ostrov (Karlovy Vary District)

Ostrov (; ), is a town in the Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic. It is located at a foothill of the Ore Mountains about northeast of Karlovy Vary and has a population of 16,999 (September, 2009). The origin of the settlement named Zlaukowerde ( Slávek's Island) at the confluence of Bystřice and Jáchymovský Creeks traces back to the beginning of the 13th century. The town charter for Ostrov was issued by Bohemian king John the Blind in 1331. During WWII the castle served as nazi concentration camp. The population of Ostrov multiplied after WWII with a boom of uranium mining in nearby Jáchymov. The extensive housing blocks from the 1950s forming the new part of Ostrov are considered one of the best examples of socialist realism architecture in the Czech Republic. The town was known for production of Škoda trolleybuses for many decades, but this ended in 2004.

Ostrov (air base)

Ostrov (also given as Gorokhovka) is an air base in Pskov Oblast, Russia located 7 km southeast of Ostrov and 57 km south of Pskov. It was a nuclear bomber facility with 15 very large revetments on the east side of the airfield and about 30 small revetments on the west side. As many as 63 Tupolev Tu-16s were based here. It currently hosts the Russian Navy's 444th Center for Combat Employment and Retraining of Personnel Naval Aviation.

In 1953 the 12th Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment, part of the 116th Heavy Bomber Aviation Division (LRA), arrived from Tartu in the Estonian SSR. In 1960 it was transferred to the Baltic Fleet and the Navy and retitled the 12th Naval Missile-carrying Aviation Regiment (12 MRAP). Briefly under the control of the 57th Maritime Torpedo Aviation Division Long-Range, it was subordinated directly to the Baltic Fleet in 1961. It flew Tupolev Tu-16Ks and Tu-16Zs throughout the 1960s to 1980s. It was disbanded on 29 December 1989.

The 240 Gv MRAP (240th Naval Missile-carrying Regiment) flying Tupolev Tu-16, active for many years, was disbanded in 1991. It was reformed in 1995 as the 240th Guards Research-Instructor Mixed Aviation Regiment, subordinate to the 444th Center. From 1995 it flew the Sukhoi Su-24 and Tupolev Tu-22M3s. Also at the base was the 5501 BKhu (5501st Aviation Equipment Disposal Base) with 74 probably-scrapped Tupolev Tu-16 aircraft in 1992).

Ostrov (Benešov District)

Ostrov is a municipality and village in Benešov District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

Ostrov (Příbram District)

Ostrov (Příbram District) is a village and municipality in Příbram District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.

Ostrov (Ústí nad Orlicí District)

Ostrov is a village and municipality ( obec) in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of , and has a population of 598 (as at 28 August 2006).

Ostrov lies approximately south-east of Ústí nad Orlicí, east of Pardubice, and east of Prague.

Ostrov (Havlíčkův Brod District)

Ostrov is a village and municipality ( obec) in Havlíčkův Brod District in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic.

The municipality covers an area of , and has a population of 133 (as at 3 July 2006).

Ostrov lies approximately north-west of Havlíčkův Brod, north-west of Jihlava, and south-east of Prague.

Ostrov (Slovak TV series)

Ostrov is the Slovak version of the international Survivor reality competition television series, itself derived from the Swedish television series Expedition Robinson created by Charlie Parsons which premiered in 1997. The series will air on Markíza in 2016.

Following the basic premise of other international versions of the format, it features a group of contestants who are marooned in an isolated location, where they must provide food, water, fire, and shelter for themselves. The contestants compete in challenges for rewards and immunity from elimination. The contestants are progressively eliminated from the game as they are voted out by their fellow contestants, until only one remains and is given the title of "Sole Survivor" and is awarded the grand prize.