Novomoskovsk, Ukraine

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Novomoskovsk

Новомосковськ
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Holy Trinity Cathedral
Flag of Novomoskovsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Novomoskovsk
Coat of arms
Novomoskovsk is located in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk
Location of Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk is located in Ukraine
Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk
Novomoskovsk (Ukraine)
Coordinates: 48°38′N 35°13′E / 48.633°N 35.217°E / 48.633; 35.217Coordinates: 48°38′N 35°13′E / 48.633°N 35.217°E / 48.633; 35.217
Country Ukraine
Oblast Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
MunicipalityNovomoskovsk
Founded1672
City status1784
Government
 • MayorSerhiy Moroz
Area
 • Total36 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
62 m (203 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total70 547
 • Density959/km2 (2,480/sq mi)
Postal code
51200-51214
Area code(s)+380-5693

Novomoskovsk (Ukrainian: Новомосковськ, romanizedNovomoskóvs’k, IPA: [ˌnɔwomoˈskɔu̯sʲk]; Russian: Новомосковск [nəvəmɐˈskofsk]) is a city in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Administratively, Novomoskovsk is incorporated as the city of oblast significance and serves as the administrative center of Novomoskovsk Raion (district) which it does not belong to. Its population is approximately 71,111 (2017 est.)[1].

Novomoskovsk is located predominantly on the right bank of Samara River, which is one of the left confluents of Dnieper River. The city is located 27 kilometres from the oblast capital, Dnipro.

The city is famous for the Holy-Trinity Cathedral, built in 1778 by Yakym Pohrybniak from wood without any nails.

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  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 26 August 2017.

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