Bilopillia

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Bilopillia

Білопілля

Белополье
Bilopillia in Winter
Bilopillia in Winter
Flag of Bilopillia
Flag
Coat of arms of Bilopillia
Coat of arms
Bilopillia is located in Sumy Oblast
Bilopillia
Bilopillia
Location of Bilopillia
Bilopillia is located in Ukraine
Bilopillia
Bilopillia
Bilopillia (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 51°08′46″N 34°18′19″E / 51.14611°N 34.30528°E / 51.14611; 34.30528
Country Ukraine
Oblast Sumy Oblast
RaionBilopillia Raion
Founded1672
Elevation
159 m (522 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total16,251[1]
Postal code
41800—810
Area code(s)+38 (05443)
Websitehttp://bilopillya-meria.gov.ua/

Bilopillia (Ukrainian: Білопілля; Russian: Белополье, translit.: Belopol`ye) is a city and the administrative center of Bilopillia Raion in Sumy Oblast of northeastern Ukraine. It is located at around 51°8′54″N 34°18′3″E / 51.14833°N 34.30083°E / 51.14833; 34.30083, close to Kursk Oblast of Russia. Population: 16,466 (2015 est.)[2]

History[edit]

It was a settlement (since 1791 - town) in Sumy uyezd in Kharkov Governorate of the Russian Empire.

In 1933 a machine-building plant was built here.

During World War II, town was occupied by the German Army from 8 October 1941 to 3 September 1943.

In January 1989 the population was 19 746 people[3].

In January 2013 the population was 16 731 people[4].

Transport[edit]

  • A railway station is situated here[5].

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2018 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2018. стор.62
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  3. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  4. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.92
  5. ^ Белополье // Советский энциклопедический словарь. редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. 4-е изд. М., «Советская энциклопедия», 1986. стр.124

Coordinates: 51°8′54″N 34°18′3″E / 51.14833°N 34.30083°E / 51.14833; 34.30083