Lebedyn

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Lebedyn

Лебедин
City
Ascension Church
Ascension Church
Flag of Lebedyn
Flag
Official seal of Lebedyn
Seal
Lebedyn is located in Sumy Oblast
Lebedyn
Lebedyn
Lebedyn is located in Ukraine
Lebedyn
Lebedyn
Coordinates: 50°34′59″N 34°28′56″E / 50.58306°N 34.48222°E / 50.58306; 34.48222Coordinates: 50°34′59″N 34°28′56″E / 50.58306°N 34.48222°E / 50.58306; 34.48222
Country Ukraine
Oblast Sumy Oblast
RaionLebedyn Raion
First mentioned1654
Population
(2015)
 • Total25,617
Websitehttp://lebedyn.com.ua/

Lebedyn (Ukrainian: Лебеди́н) is a city in Sumy Oblast, Ukraine. Lebedyn serves as the administrative center of Lebedyn Raion. It is administratively incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Population: 25,617 (2015 est.)[1] An air base is located nearby.

In 1708 the city was a site of executions of Cossacks in Lebedin, in which supporters of Ivan Mazepa were mass executed on the orders of Peter the Great.[2]

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  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ О. Г. Бажан. Лебедин // Енциклопедія історії України : у 10 т. / редкол.: В. А. Смолій (голова) та ін. ; Інститут історії України НАН України. — К. : Наук. думка, 2009. — Т. 6 : Ла — Мі. — С. 63. — ISBN 978-966-00-1028-1 Parameter error in {{ISBN}}: Invalid ISBN..