|• Town Head||Volodymyr Sydorchuk|
|• Total||3.33 km2 (1.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||164 m (538 ft)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code||+380 3655|
Stepan (Ukrainian: Степань; Polish: Stepań; Hebrew: סטפאן) is an urban-type settlement in the Sarny Raion (district) of Rivne Oblast (province) in western Ukraine. Its population is 4,073 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census. The settlement is located in the historic Volhynia region of Ukraine, on the left bank of the Horyn, a tributary of the Prypiat.
The first written mention of Stepan dates back to 1290. In 1900, the Jewish population of Stepan totaled 1,854. During the World War II occupation of Ukraine, the Nazi German occupying forces established a Jewish ghetto, where nearly 3000 Jews were killed. In 1960, Stepan acquired the status of an urban-type settlement.
People from Stepan
- Klesiv, the other urban-type settlement in Sarny Raion of Rivne Oblast
- "Stepan (Rivne Oblast, Sarny Raion)". weather.in.ua. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- "Stepan, Rivne Oblast, Sarny Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- "Stepan". Castles and Churches of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- "Stepan, Ukraine". JewishGen. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
- "Stanisław Gabriel Worcell (1799-1857)". Kalendarz Historyczny (in Polish). Retrieved 9 February 2012.
- Media related to Category:Stepań at Wikimedia Commons
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