Artemivsk, Luhansk Oblast

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Coordinates: 48°26′25″N 38°44′32″E / 48.44028°N 38.74222°E / 48.44028; 38.74222

Artemivsk
Артемівськ (Ukrainian)
City
Flag of Artemivsk
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Coat of arms of Artemivsk
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Country  Ukraine
Oblast Luhansk Oblast
Founded 1910
City Status 1961
Population (2013)
 • Total 7,506
Area code(s) (+380)
Vehicle registration BB / 13
Climate Dfb

Artemivsk (Ukrainian: Артемівськ, translit.: Artemivs’k, Russian: Артёмовск) is a city in Perevalsk Raion of Luhansk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. Population: 7,506 (2013 est.)[1].

History[edit]

The city was founded as Katerynivka (Ukrainian: Катеринівка) village in 1910 close to the railway station of Kypyche (Vigorous). Its name was changed to Artema in 1923 and to Artemivsk in 1938.

Since 2014, Artemivsk has been controlled by forces of the Luhansk People's Republic.[2]

Economy[edit]

Its major industry is coal mining. Southeast of Artemivsk, there is Donbass-750 an important node in the power grid.

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