Zhovti Vody

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Zhovti Vody

Жовті Води
Zhovti Vody Palace of Culture
Zhovti Vody Palace of Culture
Flag of Zhovti Vody
Flag
Coat of arms of Zhovti Vody
Coat of arms
Zhovti Vody is located in Ukraine
Zhovti Vody
Zhovti Vody
Location of Zhovti Vody
Coordinates: 48°21′0″N 33°30′0″E / 48.35000°N 33.50000°E / 48.35000; 33.50000
Country Ukraine
Oblast Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
RaionZhovti Vody City Municipality
Founded1895
City1957
Area
 • Total33.25 km2 (12.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total47,509
 • Density1,588/km2 (4,110/sq mi)
Postal code
52290-
Area code(s)+380-5652
Websitezhv.gov.ua

Zhovti Vody (Ukrainian: Жовті Води, Ukrainian pronunciation: [ˈʒɔwtʲi ˈwɔdɪ]; Russian: Жёлтые Воды, Russian pronunciation: [ˈʐoltɨjə ˈvodɨ], lit. Yellow Waters) is a town in south-central Ukraine's Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province). Administratively, it is incorporated within Zhovti Vody municipality as a town of oblast significance, the status equivalent to that of a raion (district). Zhovti Vody is located on the Yellow River (Ukrainian: Річка Жовта) approximately 130 km (81 mi) west of the oblast's administrative center, Dnipro. Population: 47,509 (2013 est.)[1].

It is a center for the extraction and processing of uranium ore.

The historic Battle of Zhovti Vody was fought on the site of the present-day city.

The area has been referred to by the term Zhovti Vody (literally "yellow waters") since before the founding of the first village on the site in 1895.

Demographics[edit]

populations 1959-2011

Sport[edit]

There's a bandy team.[1]

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Famous People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.

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Coordinates: 48°21′N 33°30′E / 48.350°N 33.500°E / 48.350; 33.500