|Elevation||74 m (243 ft)|
The city started growing from a railway station built in 1904.
Starting Mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured several towns in Donetsk Oblast; including Rubizhne. On 21 July 2014, Ukrainian forces reportedly secured the city from the pro-Russian separatists.
Rubizhne is famous for its chemical and pharmaceutical plants and factories. The headquarters of "Microkhim", the largest Ukrainian producer of substances and medicines for cardiology, is situated in Rubizhne. Also, one of the biggest plastic pipe plants of Ukraine, Runezhnoye Pipe Plant ru:Рубежанский трубный завод, is located in the town.
- Чисельність населення на 1 жовтня 2009 року та середня за січень–вересень 2009 року (in Ukrainian). lugastat.lg.ua. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
- "Microkhim History". microkhim.com.ua. Retrieved 2010-05-02.
- Non-Official site of Rubizhne-city
- Official site of Rubizhne city council
- Virtual Tourist about Ruibizhne
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