Dokuchaievsk

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Dokuchaievsk
Докучаєвськ
City
Dokuchaievsk City hall
Dokuchaievsk City hall
Flag of Dokuchaievsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Dokuchaievsk
Coat of arms
Dokuchaievsk is located in Ukraine
Dokuchaievsk
Dokuchaievsk
Coordinates: 47°45′07″N 37°40′42″E / 47.75194°N 37.67833°E / 47.75194; 37.67833Coordinates: 47°45′07″N 37°40′42″E / 47.75194°N 37.67833°E / 47.75194; 37.67833
Country  Ukraine
Oblast  Donetsk Oblast
Founded 1912
Area 11.9 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Elevation 135 m (443 ft)
Population 23,733
Climate Dfa

Dokuchaievsk (Ukrainian: Докучаєвськ) is a city of oblast significance in Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. The city is located on the river Sukha Volnovakha and is surrounded by Volnovakha Raion, which it does not belong to. Population: 23,733 (2013 est.)[1]; 24,383 (2001).

Starting Mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured Dokuchaievsk and several other towns in Donetsk Oblast.[2][3][4] Since then the city is controlled by the Donetsk People's Republic.[4]

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As of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[5]

Ethnicity
  • Ukrainians: 66.6%
  • Russians: 28.2%
  • Greeks: 2.1%
  • Moldovans: 1.0%
  • Belarusians: 0.5%
Language

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