Dykanka

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Dykanka
Диканька
Dykanka-Ukraine-Map.png
Dykanka is located in Ukraine
Dykanka
Dykanka
Location of Dykanka
Coordinates: 49°49′14″N 34°31′47″E / 49.82056°N 34.52972°E / 49.82056; 34.52972Coordinates: 49°49′14″N 34°31′47″E / 49.82056°N 34.52972°E / 49.82056; 34.52972
Country
Oblast
Raion
Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine
Flag of Poltava Oblast.svg Poltava Oblast
Dykanskyi Raion
Founded 1658
Area
 • Total 11.74 km2 (4.53 sq mi)
Elevation 72 m (236 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,232
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 38502[1]
Area code(s) 5351
Licence plate BI

Dykanka (Ukrainian: Диканька) is the urban settlement in Dykanskyi Raion (district), Poltava Oblast (province) of central Ukraine.

The settlement is located 29 km (18 mi) from the rail station in Poltava.

History[edit]

Dykanka was first mentioned in 1658 as a small village, though the area was populated for centuries. It has held the status of urban-type settlement since 1957.

Dykanka is the location of the short story collection Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ukrainian Zip Codes

External links[edit]

  • "Dikanka" (news of Dikanka, events, weather, all in English and Russian language)