Balakliia

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Balakliia
Балаклія
Map of Ukraine with Balakliia highlighted
Map of Ukraine with Balakliia highlighted
Balakliia is located in Ukraine
Balakliia
Balakliia
Location of Balakliia
Coordinates: 49°27′57″N 36°52′04″E / 49.46583°N 36.86778°E / 49.46583; 36.86778Coordinates: 49°27′57″N 36°52′04″E / 49.46583°N 36.86778°E / 49.46583; 36.86778
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Raion Kharkivskyi Raion
Founded 1663
Area
 • Total 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 79 m (259 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 32,408
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 64200

Balakliia (Ukrainian: Балаклія, Russian: Бaлaклeя, translit. Balakleya) is a city in the Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Balakliyskyi Raion (district), and is an important railroad junction in the oblast.