Sievierodonetsk

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Sievierodonetsk
Сєвєродонецьк
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Sievierodonetsk is located in Ukraine
Sievierodonetsk
Sievierodonetsk
Location of Severodonetsk
Coordinates: 48°56′0″N 38°30′0″E / 48.93333°N 38.50000°E / 48.93333; 38.50000Coordinates: 48°56′0″N 38°30′0″E / 48.93333°N 38.50000°E / 48.93333; 38.50000
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Luhansk Oblast
Severodonetsk City Municipality
Founded 1934
City status 1958
Area
 • Total 50 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 121,000
Area code(s) +380 6452(645)
Website www.sed-rada.gov.ua

Sievierodonetsk (Ukrainian: Сєвєродонецьк, Russian: Северодонецк) is a city in the Luhansk Oblast (province) of south-eastern Ukraine. The city is designated as its own separate raion (district) within the oblast[clarification needed], and is located on the Seversky Donets River, approximately 110 km (68 mi) to the north north west from the oblast capital, Luhansk.

Sievierodonetsk has several factories and an important chemical production center "Azot" (English: Nitrogen). There is a domestic airport in a nearby city.[citation needed]

Sievierodonetsk is the most rapidly developing city of Donbas, has enormous prospects.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

  • 1939 – 5,000 inhabitants
  • 1959 – 33,200 inhabitants
  • 1970 – 90,000 inhabitants
  • 1975 – 107,000 inhabitants
  • 1991 - 131,000 inhabitants
  • 2009 – 121,000 inhabitants

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Chemicals[edit]

Sports[edit]

The 1st Ukrainian championship in bandy was held in the city 19/2-2012. Azot Severodonetsk became champions.[1]

Notable residents[edit]

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