Skorokhodove

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Skorokhodove
Скороходове
Urban-type settlement
Flag of Skorokhodove
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Location of Skorokhodove
Coordinates: 49°46′N 35°04′E / 49.76°N 35.06°E / 49.76; 35.06Coordinates: 49°46′N 35°04′E / 49.76°N 35.06°E / 49.76; 35.06
Country Ukraine
Oblast Poltava
Raion Chutivskyi Raion
Founded 1938
Population (2015)
 • Total 3,303
Postal code 38813
Area code(s) +380 5347

Skorokhodove (Ukrainian: Скороходове) is an urban-type settlement in Chutivskyi Raion (district), Poltava Oblast (province) of central Ukraine.

It is located 10 km away from the Kiev-Kharkiv interstate. Also in the settlement is a rail station Skorokhodovo.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1938,[1] around Artem sugar factory. Another source has the establishment date around 1903-1905.[2]

Town was occupied on October 4, 1941 by the German army. It was liberated on September 3, 1943.[3]

Old Postal code used to be 315061, now it is 38831.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1959 5,700 —    
1969 6,900 +21.1%
1989 4,300 −37.7%
2001 3,628 −15.6%
2007 3,111 −14.3%

Annual growth is -1.51%.[5] 2007 Population is estimated.

Government[edit]

City council building is located at Artema 15, Skorohodove, Chutovo distr., Poltava reg., 38813, Ukraine. City council consists of 25 members.[6]

Head of city council since March 26, 2006 - Drozd Vasil Michailovich (ДРОЗД Василь Михайлович). Born in 1950.[7]

Elections[edit]

2004 Presidential Elections October 31, 2004

Presidential Candidate Vote Total %
Viktor Yushchenko 380 35.71
Viktor Yanukovych (W) 463 43.51
Petro Symonenko 69 6.48
Oleksandr Moroz 53 4.98
Nataliya Vitrenko 22 2.06
Oleksandr Yakovenko 7 0.65
Anatoliy Kinakh 6 0.56
Mikhaylo Brodskiy 2 0.18
О. Baziluk 1 0.09
Yuriy Zbitnev 1 0.09
R. Kozak 1 0.09
D. Korchinskiy 1 0.09
V. Kruvobokov 1 0.09
Volodumur Nechuporuk 1 0.09
O. Omelchinko 1 0.09
Oleksandr Rzhavskiy 1 0.09
A. Chornovil 1 0.09
Total 1,064
Source: WWW ІАС "Ukrainian Presidential Election"

2nd 2004 Presidential Elections November 21, 2004

Presidential Candidate Vote Total %
Viktor Yushchenko 423 39.16
Viktor Yanukovych (W) 615 56.94
Other 42 2.87
Total 1,080
Source: WWW ІАС "Ukrainian Presidential Election"

2004 Presidential Elections December 26, 2004

Presidential Candidate Vote Total %
Viktor Yushchenko 397 39.54
Viktor Yanukovych (W) 562 55.97
Other 45 3.28
Total 1,004
Source: WWW ІАС "Ukrainian Presidential Election"

Economy[edit]

Agriculture and Food Processing[edit]

Sugar factory "Artem".

Skorohodovskiy Dairy Factory, Open Joint-Stock Company[8]
Director - M. Petrinenko
Pervomaiska St.1, vil. Skorohodove, Chutivskyi distr., Poltava reg., 38813, Ukraine

  • dairy products
  • casein
  • butter

Bread Warehouse N88, State Enterprise[9]
Skorohodove, Chutovo distr., Poltava reg., 38813, Ukraine
Opened in 1954.
Number of employees (total in the company) 101 - 250

ZORIA Agri-Enterprise[10]
Skorohodove, Chutovo distr., Poltava reg., 38813, Ukraine
Opened in 1992.
Number of employees (total in the company) 1 - 10

Industrial organizations[edit]

Artemivka Motor Transport Repair Plant, PubJSC[11]
Director - M. Petrinenko
Myru St.2, vil. Skorohodove, Chutovo distr., Poltava reg., 38813, Ukraine
Opened in 1994.
Number of employees (total in the company) 51 - 100

Education[edit]

School
On June 2, 2004 teachers underwent short training on how to use a computer.[12]

School of Working Youth
Theatre

References[edit]

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