Bucha, Kiev Oblast

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Bucha city park
Bucha city park
Bucha Flag
Bucha coat of arms
Coat of arms
Bucha is located in Ukraine
Coordinates: 50°33′27.15″N 30°13′36.17″E / 50.5575417°N 30.2267139°E / 50.5575417; 30.2267139Coordinates: 50°33′27.15″N 30°13′36.17″E / 50.5575417°N 30.2267139°E / 50.5575417; 30.2267139
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kiev Oblast
 • Total 26.57 km2 (10.26 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 28,533
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Area code(s) +380 4597

Bucha (Ukrainian: Буча) is a city in Ukraine's Kiev Oblast. Administratively, it is incorporated as a city of oblast significance. In 2001, according to the census, population was 28,533. Current population: 28,483 (2013 est.)[1].

Bucha was assigned city status on February 9, 2006.[2] Before 1996 Bucha was a town subordinant to Irpin city.

Bucha Day celebrated in the city on 13 September.

There is a stadium in Bucha named Yuvileiny Stadium, where some matches were held in October 2016 for the 2017 UEFA European Under-19 Championship qualification.[3]

There is a glass factory in Bucha.

The town's main landmark is a 19th-century railway station.

Author Mikhail Bulgakov stayed in Bucha with his family during the summer season in his cottage.

Twin towns[edit]

Bucha is twinned with:



  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  2. ^ [Bucha http://gska2.rada.gov.ua:7777/pls/z7502/A005?rdat1=20.02.2008&rf7571=42422[permanent dead link]] Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  3. ^ uefa.com. "Under-19 - Matches – UEFA.com". 

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