Zinkiv Regiment

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Zinkiv Regiment
Зіньківський полк
Zinkiv polk.svg
Active 1661–1671
Country Cossack Hetmanate
Type Cossack regiment
Size 12 sotnias
Garrison/HQ Zinkiv, Ukraine

The Zinkiv Regiment (Ukrainian: Зіньківський полк, translit. Zinkovs’kyi polk) was one of the territorial-administrative subdivisions of the Cossack Hetmanate. The regiment's capital was the city of Zinkiv, now in Poltava Oblast of central Ukraine.

The Zinkiv Regiment was founded in 1661 on the territories of the disbanded Hadiach county out of the Poltava Regiment.

In 1671, the regiment was renamed Hadiach Regiment.

Structure[edit]

The regiment comprised 12 sotnias:

  • Birky
  • Hadiach
  • Hrun'
  • Komyshnia
  • Kotelva
  • Kovalivka
  • Kuzemyn
  • Lutenka
  • Opishnia
  • Rashivka
  • Vepryk
  • Zinkivsk

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