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Novohrad-Volynskyi (historical spellings: Возвягель Vozvyahrel’, Звяголь Zvyahol’, Звягель Zvyahel’, Звягаль Zvyahal’; modern: 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. Serving as the administrative center of the Novohrad-Volynskyi Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast.
The town is best known as the birthplace of Lesya Ukrainka, famous Ukrainian poet.
The current estimated population is around 55,999 (as of 2013).
Twin towns / sister cities
Novohrad-Volynskyi is twinned with:
- Łomża, Poland
- Rēzekne, Latvia
- Suomussalmi, Finland
- Dolyna, Ukraine
- Surami, Georgia
- Rahachow, The Republic of Belarus
- Kursk, Russia
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