Dobropillia

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Dobropillia
Добропілля
City
Dobropillia railway station
Dobropillia railway station
Flag of Dobropillia
Flag
Coat of arms of Dobropillia
Coat of arms
Dobropillia is located in Ukraine
Dobropillia
Dobropillia
Coordinates: 48°28′08″N 37°04′58″E / 48.46889°N 37.08278°E / 48.46889; 37.08278Coordinates: 48°28′08″N 37°04′58″E / 48.46889°N 37.08278°E / 48.46889; 37.08278
Country  Ukraine
Oblast  Donetsk Oblast
Founded 1840s
Area 11.89 km2 (4.59 sq mi)
Elevation 138 m (453 ft)
Population 31,196
Climate Dfb

Dobropillia (Ukrainian: Добропілля, Russian: ДобропольеDobropolye) is a city of oblast significance in Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It also serves as the administrative center of the Dobropillia Raion, though it does not belong to the raion. Population: 31,196 (2013 est.)[1]; 35,638 (2001). Distance to Donetsk - 94 kilometres (58 mi).

On 13 June 2014, a civilian security guard was killed and two other civilians injured when rebel forces launched 26 grad rockets against a Ukrainian checkpoint in this town.

Demographics[edit]

As of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[2]

Ethnicity
  • Ukrainians: 71.3%
  • Russians: 25.9%
  • Belarusians: 1.1%
  • Tatars: 0.4%
  • Greeks: 0.2%
Language

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