Katerynopil

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Katerynopil
Катеринопіль
Urban-type settlement
Flag of Katerynopil
Flag
Coat of arms of Katerynopil
Coat of arms
Katerynopil is located in Ukraine
Katerynopil
Katerynopil
Location of Katerynopil in Ukraine
Coordinates: 48°56′06″N 30°58′52″E / 48.93500°N 30.98111°E / 48.93500; 30.98111Coordinates: 48°56′06″N 30°58′52″E / 48.93500°N 30.98111°E / 48.93500; 30.98111
Country  Ukraine
Province  Cherkasy Oblast
District Katerynopil Raion
Magdeburg rights 1568
Town status 1965
Government
 • Town Head Serhiy Dymchuk[1]
Elevation[2] 139 m (456 ft)
Population (2017)
 • Total 5,653
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 20500
Area code +380 4742
Website katerynopil.com.ua

Katerynopil (Ukrainian: Катеринопіль) is an urban-type settlement located in Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Katerynopil Raion (district). Population: 5,653 (2017 est.)[3]

Until 1795 it was a village and later a miasteczko of Kalnebłota, Kalnebłoto, Ukrainian: Калниболото, Kalnyboloto), [4] and after parts of Poland were incorporated into the Russian Empire, in 1797 it was renamed to Yekaterinopol (Russian: Екатеринополь) after the Russian tsarina Catherine the Great.[5]

Archaeologists have found remains of the ancient Trypillya culture on the territory of Katerynopil.[4] During the Khmelnytsky Uprising in 1648-1654, Kalnyboloto was a sotnia town of the Korsun Cossack host.[6] On March 5, 1923, Katerynopil was given the status of an administrative center of its surrounding district.[4]

People from Katerynopil[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katerynopil, Cherkasy Oblast, Katerynopil Raion". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Katerynopil (Cherkasy Oblast, Katerynopil Raion)". weather.in.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  3. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b c "History of our village". Informational-reference site of Katerynopil village (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 12 January 2012.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ p. 320
  6. ^ "Urban-type settlement of Katerynopil". Cities and villages of Ukraine. Cherkaschyna. 2007 (in Ukrainian). Who-is-Who.ua. Archived from the original on 17 July 2012. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  7. ^ "Famous Personas - Born in Katerynopil". Who-is-Who.ua (in Ukrainian). Archived from the original on 11 March 2012. Retrieved 13 January 2012.

External links[edit]

  • "Katerynopil". Informational-reference site of Katerynopil village (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 12 January 2012.