Kamianka, Cherkasy Oblast

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Kamianka
Кам'янка
Pushkіnskiy grotto
Pushkіnskiy grotto
Coat of arms of Kamianka
Coat of arms
Kamianka is located in Ukraine
Kamianka
Kamianka
Location of Kamianka
Coordinates: 49°02′N 32°06′E / 49.033°N 32.100°E / 49.033; 32.100Coordinates: 49°02′N 32°06′E / 49.033°N 32.100°E / 49.033; 32.100
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Kamianka Raion
Population (2011)
 • Total 12 956
  [1]
Postal code 20800-20809
Area code(s) +380 4732
Website http://kamrada.ck.ua/

Kamianka (Ukrainian: Кам'янка; Russian: Камeнка) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population is 12,956 (2011). It is a provincial town approx. 300 km. to South-East from Kiev, located on the bank of Tiasmyn River.

Kamianka is known by the artist's colony, in which Prince Grigori Alexandrovich Potemkin, the Russian national poet Alexander Pushkin, the composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, freethinkers and war heroes from the time of the Napoleon's wars worked. Kamianka was also one of the chief centres of the Southern Society of the Decembrists. Kamianka own a historical-cultural open-air museum with monument-protected constructions, collections and parks.

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  1. ^ "world-gazetteer.com". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. 

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