Blahodatne

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Blahodatne

Благодатне
Urban-type settlement
Blahodatne is located in Volyn Oblast
Blahodatne
Blahodatne
Blahodatne is located in Ukraine
Blahodatne
Blahodatne
Coordinates: 50°39′45″N 24°15′3″E / 50.66250°N 24.25083°E / 50.66250; 24.25083Coordinates: 50°39′45″N 24°15′3″E / 50.66250°N 24.25083°E / 50.66250; 24.25083
Country Ukraine
Oblast Volyn Oblast
MunicipalityNovovolynsk Municipality
Population
 (2015)
 • Total4,791[1]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Blahodatne (Ukrainian: Благодатне), formerly Zhovtneve (Ukrainian: Жовтневе) is an urban-type settlement in Novovolynsk Municipality, Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. Population: 4,791 (2015 est.)[1]

History[edit]

On 21 May 2016, Verkhovna Rada adopted decision to rename Zhovtneve to Blahodatne according to the law prohibiting names of Communist origin.[2]

Economy[edit]

Transportation[edit]

There is a railway line at the southern edge of the settlement connecting Novovolynsk and Ivanychi, however, there is no passenger traffic and no passenger station in Blahodatne.

A paved road connects Blahodatne with Novovolynsk in the northwest and Horokhiv via Ivanychi in the southeast.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Про перейменування деяких населених пунктів" (in Ukrainian). Holos Ukrainy. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.