Khrystynivka

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Khrystynivka
Христинівка
City
Flag of Khrystynivka
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Coat of arms of Khrystynivka
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Khrystynivka is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Khrystynivka
Khrystynivka
Coordinates: 48°48′N 29°58′E / 48.800°N 29.967°E / 48.800; 29.967Coordinates: 48°48′N 29°58′E / 48.800°N 29.967°E / 48.800; 29.967
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Cherkasy Oblast
Khrystynivka Raion
Founded 1890
City status 1956
Government
 • Mayor Mykola Nakonechnyj
Area
 • Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 238 m (781 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 10,683
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Postal code 20000-20008
Area code(s) +380-4745
Website https://archive.is/20140802060854/http://khryst-rada.gov.ua/

Khrystynivka (Ukrainian: Христи́нівка, Ukrainian pronunciation: [xrɪsˈtɪnʲiwkɑ]; Russian: Христи́новка, Khristinovka) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Khrystynivka Raion. Population: 10,683 (2017 est.)[1]

It is also the site of an ancient mega-settlement dating to 4000 - 3600 BC belonging to the Cucuteni-Trypillian culture. The settlement was for the time very large, covering an area of 100 hectares. This proto-city are just one of 2,440 Cucuteni-Trypillia settlements discovered so far in Moldova and Ukraine. 194 (8%) of these settlements had an area of more than 10 hectares between 5000 - 2700 BC and more than 29 settlements had an area in the range 100 - 300 - 450 Hectares.[2]

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