Berezan

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Berezan
Березань
Town
The center of Berezan
The center of Berezan
Coat of arms of Berezan
Coat of arms
Berezan is located in Ukraine
Berezan
Berezan
Coordinates: 50°19′11″N 31°28′12″E / 50.31972°N 31.47000°E / 50.31972; 31.47000Coordinates: 50°19′11″N 31°28′12″E / 50.31972°N 31.47000°E / 50.31972; 31.47000
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kiev Oblast
First reference 1616
Incorporated (town) 1981
Area
 • Land 32.92 km2 (12.71 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 16 543
Postal code 07540 — 07543
Area code(s) +380 4576
Website http://www.berezan.com.ua

Berezan (Ukrainian: Березань, Polish: Berezań, Russian: Березань) is a city in Kiev Oblast (region) of Ukraine. Administratively, it is incorporated as a town of oblast significance. Population: 16,543 (2013 est.)[1].

History[edit]

Mykola Vasyl's son Chalenko (1902 - 1921) - Ukrainian soviet policeman, killed by village gang in Berezan in 1921

Berezań was first mentioned in Kiev Voivodeship chronicles in 1616. It was part of the voivodeship as a royal city of Poland until 1667, when it passed to Russia.


  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.