Kamianka, Cherkasy Oblast
|• Total||12 956|
|Area code(s)||+380 4732|
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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