Liubotyn

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Liubotyn
Люботин
St. Nicholas Church in Liubotyn
St. Nicholas Church in Liubotyn
Flag of Liubotyn
Flag
Coat of arms of Liubotyn
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Municipality Liubotyn Municipality
Founded 1650
Area
 • Total 31,1 km2 (120 sq mi)
Population (2017)
 • Total 21,328
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 62433-62436
Website http://lubotin.com

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 significance. Population: 21,328 (2017 est.)[1]

History[edit]

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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Notable people[edit]

The following people have been born or have lived in Liubotyn:

  • Oleg Khudolii — Ukrainian researcher, Doctor of Physical Education and Sports, full professor, academician of the Higher School Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

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