Uzyn

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Uzyn
Узин
Uzyn is located in Ukraine
Uzyn
Uzyn
Location of Uzyn
Uzyn is located in Kiev Oblast
Uzyn
Uzyn
Uzyn is located within Kiev Oblast of Ukraine.
Coordinates: 49°49′27″N 30°26′33″E / 49.82417°N 30.44250°E / 49.82417; 30.44250Coordinates: 49°49′27″N 30°26′33″E / 49.82417°N 30.44250°E / 49.82417; 30.44250
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Kiev Oblast
Bilotserkivskyi Raion
First mentioned 1590
City rights August 25, 1971
Area
 • Total 67 km2 (26 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 12,588
Postal code 09161-09163
Area code(s) +380 4563

Uzyn (Ukrainian: Узин) is a city in Bilotserkivskyi Raion of Kiev Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. The city's population is 12,588 (2006), and covers an area of 67 km2 (26 sq mi).

The largest industrial organisations within Uzyn are a sugar collective combine, from which Ukraine gets 7% of its sugar production, as well as a tinning factory. There is also a base of the Ukrainian Air Forces.

History[edit]

Uzyn was first mentioned in the year 1590 under the name Uzenytsia, and later as Tenberschyna. Since the end of the 18th century, the city carries its current name. From 1923 to 1930, the city served as the raion centre of the Bilotserkivskyi Okrug. In 1956, Uzyn received the status of an urban-type settlement, and in 1971, the status of a city.

Demographics[edit]

The population of Uzyn is currently 12,166 (as of 2011):

  • 1975 - 16,000 inhabitants
  • 2004 - 12,759 inhabitants
  • 2005 - 12,628 inhabitants
  • 2006 - 12,588 inhabitants
  • 2011 - 12,166 inhabitants

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