Prospect Peremohy (roadway)

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Prospect Peremohy
Проспект Перемоги.jpg
Prospect near the Povitroflotskyi overpass
Native nameПроспект Перемоги ‹See Tfd›(in Ukrainian)
Former name(s)Brest-Lytovskyi prospect
Namesakethe 40th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War
Length11.8 km (7.3 mi)
Width4-5 lanes each way
AreaShuliavka, Hrushky, Kazenni dachi, Galagany, Nyvky, Svyatoshyn, Bilychi
LocationKiev, Ukraine
Postal code01135, 03047, 03056, 03057, 03062, 03113, 03115, 03179, 03680, 04116
Coordinates50°27′12″N 30°19′39″E / 50.45333°N 30.32750°E / 50.45333; 30.32750Coordinates: 50°27′12″N 30°19′39″E / 50.45333°N 30.32750°E / 50.45333; 30.32750
Northwest endBrest-Lytovske highway
Southeast endPeremohy Square
Construction
Commissioned1964

Prospect Peremohy (Ukrainian: Проспект Перемоги) is the second longest public roadway (prospekt) in Kiev, Ukraine. The roadway was created in the second half of the 20th century (1964) as part of the urbanized area of the Brest-Lytovske highway and was known as Brest-Lytovskyi prospect. At the beginning of the Soviet perestroika period, in 1985 it was renamed to current name.

History[edit]

Originally being terminated at the Povitroflotskyi overpass, in 1985, when it was renamed, the prospect was extended all the way to the Peremohy Square which until 1985 was part of boulevard Tarasa Shevchenka.

Through Peremohy Square and boulevard Tarasa Shevchenka, the roadway reaches Khreshchatyk at Bessarabska Square.

Along the streets are located various important institutions of government, education and culture.

It is part of the former M06 business route (currently rerouted along the Kiev Great Ring Road). Along the prospect are located several overpasses and bridges (Povitroflotskyi, Shuliavskyi, over the Railway crossing, Kovelskyi, over the Great Ring road, and Havanskyi bridge). There are also six metro stations of the Sviatoshynsko–Brovarska line as well as three railway stations.

Significant buildings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kashtan, Kiev garment factory - Encyclopedia of Modern Ukraine // © 2014-2016 the NASU Institute of Encyclopaedic Research
    Ukrainian: Каштан Київська швейна фабрика - Енциклопедія Сучасної України // ©2014-2016 Інститут енциклопедичних досліджень НАН України
  2. ^ "Dilovyi Visnyk" (Business Journal), 2005, #6 (133), p. 14, ISSN 1680-3310
    Russian: «ДЕЛОВОЙ ВЕСТНИК (Діловий вісник)», 2005, № 6 (133), с. 14, ISSN 1680-3310

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