Skadovsk

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Skadovsk (Скадовськ)
City
Coat of arms of Skadovsk  (Скадовськ)
Coat of arms
Skadovsk is located in Ukraine
Skadovsk
Location of Skadovsk
Coordinates: 46°7′N 32°55′E / 46.117°N 32.917°E / 46.117; 32.917Coordinates: 46°7′N 32°55′E / 46.117°N 32.917°E / 46.117; 32.917
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Flag of Kherson Oblast.jpg Kherson Oblast
Raion Skadovsk Raion
Area
 • Total 14.3 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 19 404
Postal code 75700
Area code(s) +380 5537
Website http://skadovsk-online.com/

Skadovsk (Ukrainian: Скадовськ, translit. Skadovs’k) is a port city on the Black Sea in the Kherson Oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of the Skadovsk Raion (district).

The town was founded in 1894 as a seaport for sending wheat, wool and furs to France, Germany and other European countries. The initial territory consisted of that of a fishermen settlement Ali-Agok (tatarian. "quiet harbor") and the lands of S.Skadovskiy owner.

The distance to the city of Kherson is 94 km (58 mi), the seaport. The closest railway station is Kalanchak 94 km (58 mi).

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