Vuhledar

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Vuhledar
Угледар
City
Vuhledar coal mine
Vuhledar coal mine
Flag of Vuhledar
Flag
Coat of arms of Vuhledar
Coat of arms
Vuhledar is located in Donetsk Oblast
Vuhledar
Vuhledar
Coordinates: 47°46′45″N 37°14′54″E / 47.77917°N 37.24833°E / 47.77917; 37.24833
Country  Ukraine
Oblast  Donetsk Oblast
Founded 1964
Elevation 187 m (614 ft)
Population 15,357
Climate Dfb

Vuhledar (Ukrainian: Вугледар, Russian: Угледар) is a city of oblast significance in Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. Population: 15,357 (2013 est.)[1]. In 2001, the population was 17,440.

Starting mid-April 2014 pro-Russian separatists captured several towns in Donetsk Oblast;[2][3] including Vuhledar.[4] On 12 August 2014, Ukrainian forces reportedly secured the city from the pro-Russian separatists.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 Ukrainian Census:[5]

Ethnicity
  • Ukrainians: 63.1%
  • Russians: 33.1%
  • Belarusians: 1.0%
Language

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