Lozova

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Lozova
Лозова
Lozova Railway Station
Lozova Railway Station
Flag of Lozova
Flag
Coat of arms of Lozova
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kharkiv Oblast
Raion Lozova Raion
Founded 1869
Government
 • Mayor Sergey Zelensky[1]
Area
 • Total 18,1 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 71 100
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 61135—61166
Area code(s) +38 05745
Website http://lozovarada.gov.ua/

Lozova (Ukrainian: Лозова́) or Lozovaya (Russian: Лозова́я) is a city in the Kharkiv Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Serving as the administrative center of the Lozivsky Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast, and is an important railroad junction in the oblast.

The current estimated population is around 64,300 (as of 2001).This makes Lozova the 2nd largest city in Kharkiv Oblast after Kharkiv. The city was evacuated on August 27, 2008 due to a fire in a military warehouse. However, there were no serious casualties or deaths.

Transport[edit]

Lozova is a main rail hub within the Kharkiv Oblast.

City Structure[edit]

St. Peter and Paul Church Under Construction in Raion
Shevchenko Square

The City is divided into two main parts, one is called Gorod and other one is called Raion.

People from Lozova[edit]

  • Leonid Skirko, a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer of Ukrainian origin

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • InfoPort — Information-entertaining portal of Lozova

Coordinates: 48°53′N 36°23′E / 48.883°N 36.383°E / 48.883; 36.383