Bohodukhiv

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Bohodukhiv

Богодухів
Flag of Bohodukhiv
Flag
Coat of arms of Bohodukhiv
Coat of arms
Country Ukraine
OblastKharkiv Oblast
RaionBohodukhiv Raion
Founded1662
Area
 • Total16,23 km2 (627 sq mi)
Population
(2017)
 • Total15,576
 • Density9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
62100-62109
Bohodukhiv railway station
Bohodukhiv 1 Vadim Chuprina.jpg

Bohodukhiv (Ukrainian: Богодухів, Russian: Богоду́хов, translit. Bogodukhov) is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Bohodukhiv Raion (district), and is located on the Kharkiv-Sumy railway at around 50°10′N 35°31′E / 50.167°N 35.517°E / 50.167; 35.517.[1]

Current population: 15,576 (2017 est.)[2]. The population was 10,522 in 1860 and 11,928 in 1897.[3]

History[edit]

Bohodukhiv was founded in 1662. In 1709, at the time of the Russo-Swedish War, it was taken by Menshikov and the emperor Alexius. A cathedral was built in 1793.[3] During World War II, Bohodukhiv was occupied by the German Army from 16 October 1941 to 17 February 1943 and again from 11 March to 7 August 1943.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Bohodukhiv is currently twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bohodukhiv". Google Maps.
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  3. ^ a b  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bogodukhov" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 4 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 119.

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