Kamianka, Cherkasy Oblast
|Elevation||127 m (417 ft)|
|Area code(s)||+380 4732|
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.)
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.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
- Official site of Kamianka
- (in Polish) Kamionka 2), miasteczko powiat czehryński in the Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland, volume III (Haag — Kępy) published 1882, S. 781. (in Polish)
- (in Polish) Kamionka 1) miasteczko nad Taśminą in the Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland, volume XV, p. 2 (Januszpol — Wola Justowska)1902, S. 53. (in Polish)
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