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Slavuta, Khmelnitskyi Oblast
Slavuta, Khmelnitskyi Oblast
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Slavuta is located in Khmelnytskyi Oblast
Location in Ukraine
Coordinates: 50°18′10″N 26°52′06″E / 50.30278°N 26.86833°E / 50.30278; 26.86833
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Flag of Khmelnytskyi Oblast.svg Khmelnytskyi Oblast
Raion Slavutskyi Raion
First mention date XVII
City rights 1633
 • Mayor Vasyl B. Sydor
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 35,442
 • Density 1.772/km2 (4.59/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 30000
Area code(s) +380 3842

Slavuta (Ukrainian: Славута, Russian: Славу́та, Polish: Sławuta, Yiddish: סלאוויטא Slavita‎) is a city of oblast subordinance in the Khmelnytskyi Oblast (province) of western Ukraine, located on the Horyn River. Serving as the administrative center of the Slavutskyi Raion (district), the city itself is also designated as a separate raion within the oblast, and is located approximately 80 km from the oblast capital, Khmelnytskyi, at around 50°18′N 26°52′E / 50.300°N 26.867°E / 50.300; 26.867. The city's population is 35,442 (Jan. 1, 2011).[1]


Located in Volhynia, Slavuta was founded by a member of Zaslawski family in 1633. As the family extinguished, all its possessions were transferred to Lubomirski family. Eventually the town was passed on to Marianna Lubomirska who married Pawel Sanguszko who turned the town into the family seat of the Sanguszko princes.

Between 1922 and 1939 it was on the Soviet border with Poland.

In 1791 the Szapira family set up a Hebrew printing press in Slavuta, which published an influential edition of the Talmud. Moshe Feldenkrais was born in Slavuta on May 6, 1904.[2]

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