Kamianka, Cherkasy Oblast

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Kamianka
Кам'янка
City
Pushkіnskiy grotto
Pushkіnskiy grotto
Flag of Kamianka
Flag
Coat of arms of Kamianka
Coat of arms
Kamianka is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Kamianka
Kamianka
Location of Kamianka
Coordinates: 49°02′N 32°06′E / 49.033°N 32.100°E / 49.033; 32.100Coordinates: 49°02′N 32°06′E / 49.033°N 32.100°E / 49.033; 32.100
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Kamianka Raion
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total 11,857
Postal code 20800-20809
Area code(s) +380 4732
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20071210175844/http://kamrada.ck.ua/

Kamianka (Ukrainian: Кам'янка, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ˈkɑmjɑnkɑ]; Russian: Камeнка) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Kamianka Raion. Population: 11,857 (2017 est.)[1]

It is a countryside town approx. 300 kilometres (190 mi) to southeast from Kiev, located on the bank of the Tiasmyn River.

Kamianka is known by the artist's colony, in which Prince Grigory Potemkin, the Russian national poet Alexander Pushkin, the composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, freethinkers and war heroes from the time of the Napoleon's wars worked. Kamianka was also one of the chief centres of the Southern Society of the Decembrists. Kamianka own a historical-cultural open-air museum with monument-protected constructions, collections and parks.

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  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.

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