Verkhnodniprovsk

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Verkhniodniprovsk
Верхньодніпровськ
WW2 memorial in Verkhniodniprovsk
WW2 memorial in Verkhniodniprovsk
Flag of Verkhniodniprovsk
Flag
Coat of arms of Verkhniodniprovsk
Coat of arms
Verkhniodniprovsk is located in Ukraine
Verkhniodniprovsk
Verkhniodniprovsk
Location of Verkhniodniprovsk
Coordinates: 48°39′22″N 34°19′42″E / 48.65611°N 34.32833°E / 48.65611; 34.32833Coordinates: 48°39′22″N 34°19′42″E / 48.65611°N 34.32833°E / 48.65611; 34.32833
Country
Oblast
Raion
 Ukraine
 Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Verkhniodniprovsk Raion
Founded 1779
City rights June 5, 1806
Government
 • Mayor Gennadiy Mykolayovych Lebid'
Population (2001)
 • Total 16,976
Postal code 51600
Area code(s) +380 5658
Licence plate АЕ
Website http://www.vdn.dp.ua/

Verkhniodniprovsk (Ukrainian: Верхньодніпровськ, pronounced [βɛrxnʲɔdnʲipˈrɔwsʲk]; Russian: Верхнеднепровск) is a city in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of the Verkhniodniprovsk Raion (district). The city is located at confluence of the Samotkan River into the Dniprodzerzhynsk Reservoir at the Dnieper River. Population: 16,885 (2013 est.)[1]. In 2001, the population was 16,976.

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The city is located 13 km (8 mi) from train station named Verkhniodniprovsk in Novomykolaivka, 25 km (16 mi) north-west from Kamianske, 73 km (45 mi) north-west from Dnipropetrovsk.

Famous people[edit]

Verkhniodniprovsk was the birthplace of politician Volodymyr Shcherbytsky, who served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Ukraine from 1972 to 1989.

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