Horodyshche

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This article is about a city in Cherkasy Oblast, Central Ukraine. For other definitions, see Horodyshche (disambiguation).
Horodyshche
Городище
City
The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844).
The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844).
Horodyshche is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Horodyshche
Horodyshche
Location of Horodysche
Horodyshche is located in Ukraine
Horodyshche
Horodyshche
Coordinates: 49°17′33″N 31°27′29″E / 49.29250°N 31.45806°E / 49.29250; 31.45806Coordinates: 49°17′33″N 31°27′29″E / 49.29250°N 31.45806°E / 49.29250; 31.45806
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Horodysche Raion
Founded 1050
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 15,253
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Postal code 19500 — 19507
Area code(s) +380 4734
Website http://mrada.hmarka.net/

Horodyshche (Ukrainian: Городище) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. The city rests on the Vilshanka River and is the administrative center of the Horodysche Raion (district).

Current estimated population: 15,491 (2001).

Horodyshche was the birthplace of Semen Hulak-Artemovsky, a singer and composer of Ukrainian opera; there is a museum in Horodyshche dedicated to his life and work.

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