# Countably-compact space

From Encyclopedia of Mathematics

A topological space $X$ in which it is possible to extract a finite subcovering from any countable open covering of that space.

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[a1] | A.V. Arkhangel'skii, V.I. Ponomarev, "Fundamentals of general topology: problems and exercises" , Reidel (1984) (Translated from Russian) |

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Countably-compact space.

*Encyclopedia of Mathematics.*URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Countably-compact_space&oldid=31977

This article was adapted from an original article by M.I. Voitsekhovskii (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article