Kurakhove

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Kurakhove
Курахове
City
Kurakhove Reservoir and power station
Kurakhove Reservoir and power station
Flag of Kurakhove
Flag
Official seal of Kurakhove
Seal
Country Ukraine
Oblast Donetsk
Population (2013)
 • Total 20,098

Kurakhove (Ukrainian: Курахове, Russian: Курахово) is a city in Marinka Raion of Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 20,098 (2013 est.)[1]; 21,479 (2001). At Kurakhove, there is Kurakhove Power Station.

In Kurakhove the 11 May 2014 Donetsk Oblast independence referendum was conducted; but the city did not became part of the territory controlled by the Donetsk People's Republic (who held the referendum).[2] Since then the city is 10 miles west of the frontlines of the War in Donbass.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 47°59′N 37°16′E / 47.983°N 37.267°E / 47.983; 37.267