Snovsk railway station
|• Total||12,8 km2 (49 sq mi)|
|Elevation||119 m (390 ft)|
Snovsk (Ukrainian: Сновськ, Ukrainian pronunciation: [snɔwsʲk]) is a city in Chernihiv Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Snovsk Raion. Population: 11,343 (2015 est.) The population was 12,315 in 2001.
The city was named after the Snov River on which it is situated. The city was called Shchors between 1935 and 2016, in honour of Nikolay Shchors. On 21 May 2016, Verkhovna Rada adopted decision to rename Shchors to Snovsk and Shchors Raion to Snovsk Raion according to the law prohibiting names of Communist origin.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
- "Про перейменування деяких населених пунктів" (in Ukrainian). Holos Ukrainy. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
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