Horodyshche

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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 2017)
 • Total 13,984
Postal code 19500 — 19507
Area code(s) +380 4734
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20140531100107/http://mrada.hmarka.net/
House of Ivan Le in Horodyshche

Horodyshche (Ukrainian: Городище, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ɦɔrɔˈdɪʃtʃɛ]; Yiddish: האָרעדישטש‎, translit. Horedishtsh) is a city located in Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. It serves the administrative center of Horodyshche Raion. 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.[1] Population: 13,984 (2017 est.)[2]

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. ^ "Yahad-In Unum Interactive Map". Execution Sites of Jewish Victims Investigated by Yahad-In Unum. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.