Lozova

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For the commune in Străşeni district, see Lozova, Străşeni. For the village in Galați County, see Braniştea, Galaţi.
Lozova
Лозова
Lozova Railway Station
Lozova Railway Station
Flag of Lozova
Flag
Coat of arms of Lozova
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Raion Lozova Raion
Founded 1852
Area
 • Total 46 km2 (18 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,25,000
 • Density 321/km2 (830/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 61135—61166

Lozova (Ukrainian: Лозова́) or Lozovaya (Russian: Лозова́я) is a city in the Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Lozivsky Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast, and is an important railroad junction in the oblast.

The current estimated population is around 64,300 (as of 2001).This makes Lozova the 2nd largest city in Kharkiv Oblast after Kharkiv. The city was evacuated on August 27, 2008 due to a fire in a military warehouse. However, there were no serious casualties or deaths.

Transport[edit]

Lozova is a main rail hub within the Kharkiv Oblast.

City Structure[edit]

Peter Pavlovski Church Under Construction in Raion

The City is divided into two main parts, one is called Gorod and other one is called Raion.

People from Lozova[edit]

  • Leonid Skirko, a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer of Ukrainian origin

External links[edit]

  • InfoPort — Information-entertaining portal of Lozova

Coordinates: 48°53′N 36°23′E / 48.883°N 36.383°E / 48.883; 36.383