Liubotyn, Kharkiv Oblast

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St. Nicholas Church in Liubotyn
St. Nicholas Church in Liubotyn
Flag of Liubotyn
Coat of arms of Liubotyn
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Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Municipality Liubotyn Municipality
Founded 1650
 • Total 31,1 km2 (120 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,173
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 62433-62436

Liubotyn (Ukrainian: Люботин, Russian: Любoтин, translit. Lyubotin) is a city in Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. It is designated as a separate raion (district), as a city of oblast subordinance.

The current estimated population is around 24,173 (as of 2001).


The city was established in 1650 by Ukrainian Cossacks from the right-bank Ukraine.

During World War II, Liubotyn was under German occupation from 20 October 1941 to 22 February 1943 and again from 9 March to 29 August 1943.


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Coordinates: 49°56′54″N 35°55′46″E / 49.94833°N 35.92944°E / 49.94833; 35.92944