Zvenyhorodka

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Zvenyhorodka
Звенигородка
Coat of arms of Zvenyhorodka
Coat of arms
Zvenyhorodka is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Zvenyhorodka
Zvenyhorodka
Location of Zvenyhorodka
Zvenyhorodka is located in Ukraine
Zvenyhorodka
Zvenyhorodka
Coordinates: 49°4′11″N 30°58′4″E / 49.06972°N 30.96778°E / 49.06972; 30.96778Coordinates: 49°4′11″N 30°58′4″E / 49.06972°N 30.96778°E / 49.06972; 30.96778
Country Ukraine
Oblast Cherkasy Oblast
Raion Zvenyhorodka Raion
Established 1394
City rights 1938
Area
 • Total 20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Population 18 824 (2007)
 • Total 11,960
Postal code 20200-20207
Area code(s) +380 4740
Website www.zven.gov.ua

Zvenyhorodka (Ukrainian: Звенигородка; Russian: Звенигородка, Zvenigorodka) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine on the river Hnylyi Tikych.

History[edit]

The town is the administrative center of the Zvenyhorodka Raion (district). During the 19th century it had been part of the Russian Kiev Governorate. Around the turn to the 20th century the town had a train station, three Greek Orthodox churches and one Roman Catholic church.[1]

Number of inhabitants in years[edit]

Notable residents[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.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Meyers Konversations-Lexikon. 6th edition, vol. 19, Leipzig and Vienna 1909, p. 227 (in German).
  2. ^ Der Große Brockhaus. 15th edition, vol. 18, Leipzig 1934, p. 368 (in German).