Monument devoted to heroes of war 1648-1654
|Raion||Zhovti Vody City Municipality|
|• Total||33.25 km2 (12.84 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,588/km2 (4,110/sq mi)|
Zhovti Vody (Ukrainian: Жовті Води; Russian: Жёлтые Воды, Polish: Żółte Wody) is a town in south-central Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province). Administratively, it is incorporated within Zhovti Vody municipality as a town of oblast significance, the status equivalent to that of a raion (district). Zhovti Vody is located on the Yellow River (Ukrainian: Річка Жовта) approximately 130 km (81 mi) west of the oblast's administrative center, Dnipropetrovsk. Population: 47,509 (2013 population estimate).
It is a center for the extraction and processing of uranium ore.
The historic Battle of Zhovti Vody was fought on the site of the present-day city.
The area has been referred to by the term Zhovti Vody (literally "yellow waters") since before the founding of the first village on the site in 1895.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України" (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
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