Horodyshche

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This article is about a city in Cherkasy Oblast, Central Ukraine. For other definitions, see Horodyshche (disambiguation).
Horodyshche
Городище
City
The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844).
The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844).
Flag of Horodyshche
Flag
Coat of arms of Horodyshche
Coat of arms
Horodyshche is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Horodyshche
Horodyshche
Location of Horodysche
Coordinates: 49°17′33″N 31°27′29″E / 49.29250°N 31.45806°E / 49.29250; 31.45806Coordinates: 49°17′33″N 31°27′29″E / 49.29250°N 31.45806°E / 49.29250; 31.45806
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Horodysche Raion
Founded 1050
Population (1 January 2010)
 • Total 15,253
  [1]
Postal code 19500 — 19507
Area code(s) +380 4734
Website http://mrada.hmarka.net/
House of Ivan Le in Horodyshche

Horodyshche (Ukrainian: Городище, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ɦɔrɔˈdɪʃt͡ʃɛ]) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. The city rests on the Vilshanka River and is the administrative center of the Horodysche Raion (district). It was occupied by German forces during World War II in the summer of 1941 until 1944.[2]

Current estimated population: 15,491 (2001).

Horodyshche was the birthplace of Semen Hulak-Artemovsky, a singer and composer of Ukrainian opera; there is a museum in Horodyshche dedicated to his life and work.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Сайт Городищенської районної ради
  2. ^ "Yahad-In Unum Interactive Map". Execution Sites of Jewish Victims Investigated by Yahad-In Unum. Retrieved 10 February 2015.