Moryntsi

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Moryntsi
Моринці
Village
Flag of Moryntsi
Flag
Coat of arms of Moryntsi
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Moryntsi is located in Cherkasy Oblast
Moryntsi
Moryntsi
Moryntsi in Cherkasy Oblast
Coordinates: 49°15′N 31°0′E / 49.250°N 31.000°E / 49.250; 31.000
Country Ukraine
Oblast Cherkasy
Raion Zvenyhorodka
Population
 • Total 2,103
Website Ukrainian Parliament website

Moryntsi (Ukrainian: Моринці) is a village (selo) in central Ukraine. It is located in the Zvenyhorodka Raion (district) of the Cherkasy Oblast (province), approximately 35 km from the raion's administrative center, Zvenyhorodka.

The great Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko was born in Moryntsi in 1814. The peasant house in which he was born has been restored and functions as a museum of his life.

History[edit]

Remains of the Chernyakhov culture have been found in the area of Moryntsi. The first recorded mention of the settlement was in 1648.

References[edit]

  • (Ukrainian) (1972). Icтopia мicт i ciл Укpaїнcькoї CCP – Черкаськa область (History of Towns and Villages of the Ukrainian SSR – Cherkasy Oblast), Kiev.

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Coordinates: 49°15′7″N 31°0′4″E / 49.25194°N 31.00111°E / 49.25194; 31.00111