Lebedyn

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Lebedyn
Лебедин
City
Ascension Church
Ascension Church
Flag of Lebedyn
Flag
Official seal of Lebedyn
Seal
Country Ukraine
Oblast Sumy
First mentioned 1654
Population (2012)
 • Total 26,158
Website http://lebedyn.com.ua/

Lebedyn (Ukrainian: Лебедин) is a city in Sumy Oblast, Ukraine. Population is 28,948 (2001). An air base is located nearby.

In 1708 the city was a site of ethnic cleansing against Ukrainians during the Executions of Cossacks in Lebedin by the Russian Empire.

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Coordinates: 50°34′47″N 34°28′38″E / 50.57972°N 34.47722°E / 50.57972; 34.47722