Makariv

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Makariv
Макарів
Village
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Makariv
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Coordinates: 50°27′35″N 29°48′53″E / 50.45972°N 29.81472°E / 50.45972; 29.81472Coordinates: 50°27′35″N 29°48′53″E / 50.45972°N 29.81472°E / 50.45972; 29.81472
Country Ukraine
Oblast Kiev Oblast
Raion Makariv Raion
Founded 1550
Area
 • Total 62.76 km2 (24.23 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 11,860
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +380 4578

Makariv (Ukrainian: Макарів, Russian: Макаров) is an urban-type settlement in Kiev Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Makariv Raion. Population: 10,148 (2013 est.)[1]. In 2001, population was 12,042.

The town had a Jewish community and it had been the center of the Hasidic Makarov dynasty, (Makariv being pronounced as "Makarov" in Yiddish.)

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