Novohrad-Volynskyi

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Novohrad-Volynskyi
Новоград-Волинський
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Novohrad-Volynskyi is located in Zhytomyr Oblast
Novohrad-Volynskyi
Novohrad-Volynskyi
Location of Novohrad-Volynskyi
Novohrad-Volynskyi is located in Ukraine
Novohrad-Volynskyi
Novohrad-Volynskyi
Coordinates: 50°35′0″N 27°38′0″E / 50.58333°N 27.63333°E / 50.58333; 27.63333Coordinates: 50°35′0″N 27°38′0″E / 50.58333°N 27.63333°E / 50.58333; 27.63333
Country  Ukraine
Founded 9th century

Novohrad-Volynskyi (Ukrainian: Новоград-Волинський, translit.: Novohrad-Volyns’kyi; Russian: Новоград-Волынский, translit.: Novograd-Volynsky; Yiddish: זוויל translit. Zvil; Polish: Zwiahel) is a city in the Zhytomyr Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Novohrad-Volynskyi Raion (district), though administratively it does not belong to the raion and is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance. Population: 55,991 (2013 est.)[1]

The town is best known as the birthplace of Lesya Ukrainka, famous Ukrainian poet.

The city has previously been known as: Возвягель Vozvyahel’, Звяголь Zvyahol’, Звягель Zvyahel’, Звягаль Zvyahal’

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