Znamianka

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Znamianka
Знам'янка
City of regional significance
Znamianka Flag
Flag
Znamianka coat of arms
Coat of arms
Znamianka is located in Ukraine
Znamianka
Znamianka
Coordinates: 48°42′49″N 32°40′24″E / 48.71361°N 32.67333°E / 48.71361; 32.67333Coordinates: 48°42′49″N 32°40′24″E / 48.71361°N 32.67333°E / 48.71361; 32.67333
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kirovohrad Oblast
Council Znamianka city council
Founded 1869
Area
 • Total 14.8 km2 (5.7 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 29,412
 • Density 2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Postal code 27400
Area code(s) +380 5233

Znamianka (Ukrainian: Знам'янка) is a city in Kirovohrad Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population is 29,412 (2001).

The city has a special status within the oblast, the city of oblast subordination or an oblast municipality. As a municipality it combines the city of Znamianka, the town of Znamianka Druha, and the village of Vodyane. The city itself is known for its railway station.

There is a memorial to the soldiers of the 5th Guards Tank Army, who liberated the town from the Germans.[1] It takes the form of a tank mounted on a plinth. Znamianka was occupied from August 5, 1941 to December 9, 1943.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.shukach.com/uk/node/1402