|• Total||14.3 km2 (5.5 sq mi)|
|Area code(s)||+380 5537|
Skadovsk (Ukrainian: Скадовськ, translit. Skadovs’k, Russian: Скадовск) is a port city on the Black Sea in Kherson Oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. It is the administrative center of Skadovsk Raion (district). Population: 18,637 (2015 est.)
The distance to the city of Kherson is 94 km (58 mi), the seaport. The closest railway station is Kalanchak 94 km (58 mi).
The town was originally a seaport for sending wheat, wool and furs to France, Germany and other European countries. The initial territory consisted of a Tatar fishing village Ali-Agok (Tatar for "quiet harbor") and the lands owned by Skadovsky. He and his wife are buried in Skadovsk.
Port of Skadovsk
The city has a small port with few piers. Additionally there are more piers located in a village of Khorly in the eastern portion of Dzharylhach Bay. However piers of Khorly are not in operational conditions. Port of Skadovsk also administers a smaller port in Henichesk located in the sea of Azov.
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