Brianka

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Brianka

Брянка
Flag of Brianka
Flag
Coat of arms of Brianka
Coat of arms
Brianka is located in Lugansk Oblast
Brianka
Brianka
Brianka is located in Ukraine
Brianka
Brianka
Coordinates: 48°30′48″N 38°38′35″E / 48.51333°N 38.64306°E / 48.51333; 38.64306Coordinates: 48°30′48″N 38°38′35″E / 48.51333°N 38.64306°E / 48.51333; 38.64306
Founded1696
City status1962
Area
 • Total63,5 km2 (245 sq mi)
Elevation
183 m (600 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total47,512
ClimateDfb
Websitehttp://bryanka-rada.gov.ua

Brianka (Ukrainian: Брянка) is a city in Luhansk Oblast (region) of Ukraine. It is incorporated as a city of oblast significance. Population: 47,512 (2013 est.)[1].

Maryin cliff in Brianka

History[edit]

City since December 1962.[2]

A local newspaper is published in the city since April 1965.[3]

Since 2014, Brianka has been located on the territory of the Luhansk People's Republic and is not controlled by Ukrainian authorities.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[5]

Ethnicity
  • Ukrainians: 54.9%
  • Russians: 42.7%
  • Belarusians: 0.8%
Language

References[edit]

  1. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України [Actual population of Ukraine] (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  2. ^ Брянка // Большой энциклопедический словарь (в 2-х тт.). / редколл., гл. ред. А. М. Прохоров. том 1. М., "Советская энциклопедия", 1991. стр.171
  3. ^ № 2901. «Труд горняка» // Летопись периодических и продолжающихся изданий СССР 1986 - 1990. Часть 2. Газеты. М., «Книжная палата», 1994. стр.381
  4. ^ "Численность населения по состоянию на 1 октября 2015 года по Луганской Народной Республ ике" (PDF) (in Russian). Luhansk People's Republic. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
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