Marhanets

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Coordinates: 47°38′23″N 34°38′11″E / 47.63972°N 34.63639°E / 47.63972; 34.63639

Marhanets
Марганець
World War II partisan memorial in Marhanets
World War II partisan memorial in Marhanets
Flag of Marhanets
Flag
Official seal of Marhanets
Seal
Marhanets is located in Ukraine
Marhanets
Marhanets
Location in Ukraine
Coordinates: 47°38′41″N 34°36′15″E / 47.64472°N 34.60417°E / 47.64472; 34.60417
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Dnipropetrovsk
Founded 1938
Government
 • Mayor (interim) Oleksandr Bilyj
Area
 • Total 37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 48,345
 • Density 1,312/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) +380-5665
Website http://marganets-rada.dp.ua/index.html

Marhanets (Ukrainian: Марганець, pronounced [ˈmɑrɦɑnɛt͡sʲ]; Russian: Марганец, literally manganese) is a city of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast that was established in 1938 in central Ukraine. It was established in place of village Horodyshche that contained a manganese mine (mining town) and in 1926-1938 was called Komintern.

Ancient mound in Marhanets

Administratively, it is incorporated within Marhanets municipality as a city of oblast significance which is located on the administrative border between Nikopol and Tomakivka raions. It is located on the right bank of the Kakhovka Reservoir on the Dnieper River where the river meets one of its tributaries Tomakivka. Population: 48,546 (2013 est.)[1].

It considered that next to the modern city was located the Cossack Fort "Tomakivka Sich" in the 16th century that was destroyed by Tatars soon after the Kosiński Uprising.

2010 accident[edit]

On October 12, 2010, at least 42 people died after a road accident in this city.

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