Zolotonosha

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Zolotonosha
Золотоноша
City
The Sviato-Uspenskyi Cathedral in Zolotonosha.
The Sviato-Uspenskyi Cathedral in Zolotonosha.
Flag of Zolotonosha
Flag
Coat of arms of Zolotonosha
Coat of arms
Map of Ukraine with Zolotonosha highlighted.
Map of Ukraine with Zolotonosha highlighted.
Zolotonosha is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Zolotonosha
Zolotonosha
Location of Zolotonosha
Coordinates: 49°40′N 32°2′E / 49.667°N 32.033°E / 49.667; 32.033Coordinates: 49°40′N 32°2′E / 49.667°N 32.033°E / 49.667; 32.033
Country
Oblast
City municipality
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Zolotonosha
First mentioned 1576
Magdeburg rights 1635
Government
 • Mayor Oleksiy Korpan
Area
 • City 21.65 km2 (8.36 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • City 28,375
 • Density 163/km2 (420/sq mi)
 • Metro 29,515
Postal code 19700-19705
Area code(s) +380 4737
Website http://zolotonosha.osp-ua.info/

Zolotonosha (Ukrainian: Золотоноша) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. Located at around 49°40′N 32°2′E / 49.667°N 32.033°E / 49.667; 32.033, the city serves as the administrative center of the Zolotonosha Raion (district), however the city itself is designated with the status of a separate district within the oblast.

Zolotonosha is located on the Zolotonoshka River, a tributary of the Dnipro river within 30 km (19 mi) of the oblast's administrative center, Cherkasy. The city is also located on the railroad line Bakhmach-Odessa, and on the autoroad Kiev-Kremenchuk and Cherkasy-Shramivka.

History[edit]

Zolotonosha was first mentioned in written works around the year 1576. In 1635 Zolotonosha was granted the Magdeburg rights. Following the Ukrainian War of Independence, Zolotonosha became part of Ukrainian SSR, a republic of the Soviet Union. When the Soviet Union fell apart in 1991, the city became part of Ukraine.

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People from Zolotonosha[edit]

References[edit]

  • (Ukrainian) (1972) Icтopia мicт i ciл Укpaїнcькoї CCP - Черкаськa область (History of Towns and Villages of the Ukrainian SSR - Cherkasy Oblast), Kiev.
  • Media related to Zolotonosha at Wikimedia Commons