Miusynsk

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Miusynsk
Міусинськ
Miusynsk is located in Lugansk Oblast
Miusynsk
Miusynsk
Map of Ukraine with Miusynsk highlighted.
Miusynsk is located in Ukraine
Miusynsk
Miusynsk
Miusynsk (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°4′32″N 38°53′6″E / 48.07556°N 38.88500°E / 48.07556; 38.88500Coordinates: 48°4′32″N 38°53′6″E / 48.07556°N 38.88500°E / 48.07556; 38.88500
Country  Ukraine
Province Luhansk Oblast
Shtergres[1] 1923[1]
Population (2014)
 • Total 4,732
Climate Dfa

Miusynsk (Ukrainian: Міусинськ, Russian: Миусинск) is a city in Krasnyi Luch Municipality, Luhansk Oblast (region) of Ukraine. Population: 4,830 (2013 est.)[2].

History[edit]

The settlement was founded in 1923 under the name Stergres (Russian: Штергрэс)[1].

In 1938 Stergres got the official status of an urban-type settlement[1].

In 1965 the urban-type settlement of Stergres and the village of Novopavlovka were merged, and the city of Miusynsk was established.[1].

Starting Mid-April 2014 Miusynsk was controlled by the Luhansk People's Republic and not by Ukrainian authorities.[3][4]

Demographics[edit]

Native language as of the Ukrainian Census of 2001:[5]

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