Kupiansk

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Kupiansk
Куп'янськ
Kupiansk city library
Kupiansk city library
Flag of Kupiansk
Flag
Coat of arms of Kupiansk
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Founded 1655
Area
 • Total 33.34 km2 (12.87 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 28 681
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 63700-63709
Website http://kupyansk.osp-ua.info/

Kupiansk (Ukrainian: Ку́п'янськ, translit. Kupyans’k, Russian: Ку́пянск, Kupyansk), is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Kupiansk Raion (district), the city itself is incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. It is an important railroad junction in the oblast. Population: 28,681 (2017 est.)[1]

Overview[edit]

Kupyansk railway station

Kupiansk is located on the bank of the river Oskol.

Kupiansk was occupied during World War II by the German Army from July 24, 1942 to February 3, 1943

Kupiansk is divided into three subparts, known as: Kupyansk-Gorod (main part of town), Kupiansk-Vuzlovyi (where the train station is), and Kivsharivka.

The train station is a border station between Ukraine and Russia.

Kupyansk-Gorod is about 2 1/2 hours from Kharkiv. There are connections by train or bus.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Kupiansk at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 49°43′N 37°35′E / 49.717°N 37.583°E / 49.717; 37.583