Molodohvardiisk

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Molodohvardiisk
Молодогвардійськ
Молодогвардійськ (Molodohvardiisk)
Fog in Molodohvardiysk
Fog in Molodohvardiysk
Flag of Molodohvardiisk
Country Ukraine
ProvinceLuhansk Oblast
Population
 (2021)
 • Total22,514
ClimateDfb

Molodohvardiisk (Ukrainian: Молодогвардійськ, romanizedMolohvardiisk; Russian: Молодогвардейск, translit. Molodogvardeysk) is a city in southeastern Ukraine. It is located in the Krasnodon Municipality of Luhansk Oblast (region). Its population is approximately 22,514 (2021 est.)[1].

History[edit]

Previous settlements at this location were called Sotsmistechko in the 1950s, and Atamanivka in the 1940s. Molodohvardiisk was originally established in 1955, named after the Young Guard resistance group. It was granted city status in 1961.

In January 1989 the population of the city was 31 766 people.[2]

In 2013 the population of the city was 23 332 people.[3]

Since 2014, Molodohvardiisk has been controlled by the Luhansk People's Republic and not by Ukrainian authorities.[4]

Demographics[edit]

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

Facilities[edit]

The town has three comprehensive education schools, a music school, an art school, and a cultural center "Dom Kultury" ("Culture House").[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  2. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу
  3. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2013 року. Державна служба статистики України. Київ, 2013. стор.74
  4. ^ "Численность населения по состоянию на 1 октября 2015 года по Луганской Народной Республ ике" (PDF) (in Russian). Luhansk People's Republic. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 21 December 2015.
  5. ^ [1]

Coordinates: 48°20′40″N 39°39′30″E / 48.34444°N 39.65833°E / 48.34444; 39.65833